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Learn about the marketing process and how organizations conduct marketing by studying the course Introduction to Marketing Management. Effective marketing is essential in order for a business to be successful so it is important to have knowledge in the area.
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The course begins by introducing you to the process of marketing. You will learn how the marketing process operates. You will be introduced to core marketing concepts that are important to know before conducting any marketing. You will also learn about real-world examples where different companies have either failed or succeeded in their marketing strategy.
Next, you will learn about how services are marketed. You will learn how the marketing of services is different to the marketing of goods. You will learn how marketing theory has changed over the years and what marketing theory is prevalent today. Finally, you will learn about the limitations that can exist with marketing theory. You will also learn about criticisms that have been made about marketing theory. This will give you a broad view of the advantages and disadvantages of marketing.
This course will be of great interest to business professionals and those who want to learn about the basics of marketing in the modern world.
Module 1: Introduction to Marketing
Module 2: Marketing in the Modern World
Marketing of Services
Evolution of Marketing
Contemporary Issues in Modern Marketing Practices
Module 3: Introduction to Marketing Management Assessment
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; - and discuss limitations and criticisms of marketing theory.
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Marketing refers to all the actions a company undertakes to promote the buying or selling of a product or service, draw in customers, and maintain relationships with them. This may be done by affiliates on behalf of a company and includes advertising, selling, and delivering products to consumers or other businesses. Take Alison's marketing management course online and learn how to effectively sell your products or services in the most profitable way.
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Each of the online marketing courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.