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Sustainable Business - Marketing Strategy for Sustainable Products and Services Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In the free online course Sustainable Business - Marketing Strategy for Sustainable Products and Services learn how a business can conduct sustainable marketing by developing and promoting products and services that meet consumer needs utilizing resources responsibly to ensure a better quality of life now and for future generations to come.

    The course begins by introducing you to the practice of sustainable business marketing. You will learn how sustainable business marketing draws on traditional marketing methods and applies them to sustainable initiatives and products and services. You will learn that ways in which a business creates a strong sustainability marketing strategy in order to be successful. Next, you will be introduced to the marketing mix. You will learn how basing the marketing mix on sustainability principles allows for an effective sustainable marketing approach. You will learn the importance of market segmentation in order to tailor marketing efforts to consumers that are best aligned as potential buyers or customers of a product or service.

    Finally, you will be learn about the market barriers that need to be considered and addressed by sustainability marketers in order to better position their products and services for growth. You will learn about the various business risks involved in sustainable business marketing that can cause problems with a company’s marketing plan.

    This free course will be of great interest to business professionals, marketers, and eco-entrepreneurs who would like to learn how a business can successfully market sustainable products and services in a sustainable way.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Describe sustainable marketing and how it differs from traditional marketing.
    - Discuss what is involved in creating a sustainable marketing strategy for a business.
    - Define how sustainability works in the marketing mix (product, price, place, and promotion)
    - Discuss the process of consumer market segmentation and how it relates to sustainable marketing
    - Describe marketing tools used to help promote products and services
    - Discuss the market barriers to sustainable products and how they can be addressed.
    - Discuss the risks associated with sustainability marketing.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS - MARKETING STRATEGY FOR SUS...
  • Module 1: Overview of Sustainable Business Marketing
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Sustainable Business Marketing
    • Sustainable Marketing Strategy
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Sustainable Marketing Mix
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Product
    • Market Segmentation
    • Price
    • Place (Distribution)
    • Promotion
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: Market Barriers and Business Risks
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Market Barriers to Sustainability Products
    • Business Risks of Sustainability Marketing
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 4: Sustainable Business - Marketing Strategy for Sustainable Products and Services
    • Sustainable Business - Marketing Sustainable Products and Services Assessment
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 1: Overview of Sustainable Business Marketing
In this module you will be introduced to the practice of sustainable business marketing, how it builds upon traditional marketing methods and applies them specifically to environmental and social initiatives and products and services. You will learn how a business creates a strong sustainability marketing strategy.
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Module 2: Sustainable Marketing Mix
In this module you will be introduced to the 4 P’s of the marketing mix (product, price, place (distribution), and promotion). You will learn how sustainability works with the elements of the marketing mix and about the process of market segmentation and how it can be used in sustainable marketing.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 3: Market Barriers and Business Risks
In this module you will learn about the various market barriers to sustainability products and how these barriers can be addressed. You will also learn the various risks that are associated with sustainability marketing.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 4: Sustainable Business - Marketing Strategy for Sustainable Products and Services
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Saylor Foundation

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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