Marketing Essentials

Identify, understand and learn the basics of marketing management theories with real-world business scenarios.

Marketing Essentials

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Estimated 5 weeks
2–4 hours per week
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About this course

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This business and management course will bridge the gap between information and real world experience.

Marketing is one of the most misunderstood disciplines in management today. It is commonly used as a synonym for activities related to shopping, but it goes far beyond selling a product. In addition, many people believe they are experts in marketing, having shopped for various items all their lives and having been exposed to many advertisements.

In this introductory marketing course, you will learn the theories of marketing through practice (examples and illustrations). This course will explain what marketing management is all about in the simplest of terms and lay the foundation to your pathway to excellence in the wonderful world of marketing.

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What you'll learn

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  • Basic concepts of marketing
  • Segmentation, targeting, differentiation and positioning
  • Marketing strategy
  • 4Ps of marketing: product, price, place and promotion

The course will be five weeks long. The different weeks will focus on the following: Week 1: What is Marketing? What is Marketing Management?
Week 2: Understanding Customers
Week 3: Market Positioning
Week 4: Marketing Strategy I : Product Life Cycle
Week 5: Marketing Strategy II: 4 Ps of Marketing

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