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Diploma in Marketing Management

Learn about marketing management and modern marketing research techniques with this free Marketing Management course.

Marketing Management
Free Course
This course is designed to teach students effective marketing management skills in a simple manner. The course will guide you through the main considerations and tools involved in the most important market research processes used today. You will also be shown the main marketing strategies that suit different types of companies, and how to evaluate marketing strategies. This will give your marketing skills and résumé a valuable boost.
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    6-10 Hours
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Market researchers help capture important marketing insights, which then inform crucial decisions made by marketing managers. This course will give you an understanding of the process of marketing research and core marketing concepts. You will learn how the marketing of services differs from the marketing of goods. You will also learn about the theory behind modern marketing and how it has evolved over the years.

As you progress through the course, you will learn the limitations and criticisms of marketing theory, the important features of competitor analysis, the marketing decision problem, the marketing research problem, and the exploratory research methods and techniques. Soon, you will be able to analyze a company's marketing strategy and become familiar with the PESTEL framework, SWOT Analysis, and the marketing information system. You will also know what is involved in competitive analysis as well as the components of a marketing information system.

By taking this free online marketing course, everything from developing marketing strategies to analyzing customers will be taught to you clearly and simply. You will learn about crucial marketing management and market research tools, and give your marketing skills a significant boost. So, if you are a marketing professional or a student who wants to have a career in the world of marketing, check out this course and upskill today!

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Module 1: Introduction to Marketing

Module 2: Marketing in the Modern World

Module 3: Competitor Analysis Introduction

Module 4: PESTEL Framework and Competitive Analysis

Module 6: The Marketing Information System

Module 7: Marketing Research

Module 8: Marketing Research

Module 9: Sampling Methods

Module 10: Data Analysis

Module 5: Diploma in Marketing Management - First Assessment

Module 11: Diploma in Marketing Management - Second Assessment

Module 12: Diploma in Marketing Management - Final Assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to: - Define the process and function of marketing; - Describe how the marketing process works; - Discuss core marketing concepts; - Discuss examples of good and bad marketing; - Discuss how marketing of services differs from marketing of goods; - Discuss how marketing theory has evolved up until today; - Discuss limitations and criticisms of marketing theory; - Discuss important features of competitor analysis; - Describe the objectives of marketing; - Describe ways to analyse a company’s marketing strategy; - Discuss different strategies for marketing; - Discuss the different factors of the PESTEL framework; - Discuss SWOT Analysis; - Describe what is involved in competitive analysis; - Define a marketing information system; - Describe the components of a marketing information system; - Describe the marketing research process; - Describe the Marketing Decision Problem; - Describe the Marketing Research Problem; - Discuss different types of marketing research; - and discuss exploratory research methods and techniques.


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