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Competition and Consumer Protection

Learn about the competition and the ethics of a consumer protection training program with this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online competition and consumer protection training program gives you some great insights into the concept of consumers as stakeholders. You will be introduced to the ethics of consumer protection. You will also learn about marketing communication, promotion and the different kinds of competition. By the end of this course, you will be better equipped in business management. These are great skills, so get started, today!
Competition and Consumer Protection
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
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This Certificate Course in Competition and Consumer Protection begins by introducing you to the concept of consumers as primary stakeholders. You will learn about the role and significance of consumer protection along with the consumer protection laws in India.  This course then explains the concept of the free-market along with the theories of consumer protection. You will be introduced to the duty of businesses in marketing communications as well as advertisement and ethical issues for consumers.

The course then explains the meaning of marketing mix along with the consumer ethic issues with the marketing mix. You will learn about marketing research, consumer privacy issues and also gain an understanding of ethical consumption, sustainable consumption, consumer activism and consumer resistance.  Next, you will learn a few alternative paradigms for how businesses can interact with each other.

Furthermore, you will get familiar with competitors as stakeholders and the concept of fair play. You will be able to explain insufficient competition and over-competition among businesses. You will be introduced to Supply Chain Management (SCM). This free online course will be of great interest to students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in business management. So, register for this course and start your next learning journey today.

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