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Course Description

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This course covers the marketing of both products and services. Students will be introduced to the theoretical concepts through lectures and class discussions and have the opportunity to apply these concepts through case analysis and discussion.

Note: This course can be taken individually or as a part of a certificate program.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of marketing in firms and in society;
  • Explain the marketing process and its components;
  • Describe the role of social responsibility and ethics in the marketing contexts;
  • Apply marketing concepts and tools across a broad spectrum of situations, including small and large firms as well as profit and not-profit organizations;
  • Develop and produce basic organization marketing plans and activities of products and services; and
  • Apply and analyze marketing strategies and tactics within a simulated environment.

Course Topics

  • The Marketing Process
  • The Marketing Concept
  • Understanding buying behavior
  • Segmenting, Targeting, Positioning
  • Company, Marketing and New Product Strategy
  • Managing Products and Services
  • Pricing
  • Promotion Mix
  • Personal Selling
  • Marketing Channels
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Context: Business Environment, Ethics and Social Responsibility

Additional Requirements

Restriction(s): This is a Priority Access Course. Some restrictions may apply during some time periods. Please contact the department for more information. This course may not be taken for credit subsequent to receiving a credit in FARE*4370 or HTM*3080

Assessment

Assessment Item Weight
Video Discussions (6 of 7 x 3%) 18%
Online Simulation Marketing Report 10%
Online Simulation Final Report 10%
Weekly Connect Quizzes (10 x 2%) 20%
Signed Group Contract 2%
Group Peer Evaluation 5%
Online Final Exam 35%
Research Component (Bonus) 2%
Total 100%

Note:

Additional Technical Requirements

This course will use the following:

  • McGraw-Hill Connect. Connect is a digital learning environment administered by McGraw-Hill Education. Visit their website to complete a check that ensures your computer meets the Connect system requirements.
  • Respondus tool to invigilate one or more exams. 

Please view the Technical Considerations for each.

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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*Course details are subject to change.

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