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Introduction to Marketing

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Learn the fundamentals to marketing, including strategies and tools used across industries.

Start Date:Apr 12, 2019

Before you start

Candidates interested in pursuing the MicroMasters program in Business Fundamentals are advised to complete BUS1x Business Foundations and BUS2x Business Communications before undertaking this course.

What you will learn

  • Develop a basic customer segmentation system
  • Begin to understand the psychology of consumer decision making
  • Develop pricing strategies that maximize profitability
  • Define appropriate channel systems that go-to-market efforts
  • Understand how marketing metrics can benefit your business

Overview

Marketing is a crucial function in all businesses and organizations, and is becoming increasingly crucial to success in our modern global economy. This course, regardless of your industry background, will teach you core concepts and tools to help you better understand and excel in marketing. Key topics include Market Research and its importance to strategy, brand strategy, pricing, integrated marketing communication, social media strategy, and more.

Learn through award-winning teaching approaches of the Sauder School of Business’s marketing faculty. This course will bring a marketing lens to complex business and organization challenges and aid in holistic decision-making that aligns with customer and company goals.

This course is for anyone interested in marketing.

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