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INTRO TO MARKETING

Course Code: CEMK 1150
The advent of the internet has given marketers new tools, new media, but it hasn't changed the fundamentals. And those are exactly what you'll learn in this introductory course. Are you in? Say yes, if you'd like to learn about the critical components of marketing or the situations in which a marketing manager must thrive. Say yes, if you want to learn about strategic marketing planning, decision-making, market segmentation and positioning. Say yes, if you'd like to lay the foundation for continued studies in marketing. You see, that's what marketing is all about: getting consumers to say yes.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Develop and implement a marketing plan;
• Respond to changing and evolving business-related situations with appropriate marketing strategies;
• Narrowly define a desired target market;
• Effectively position an organization's offer;
• Develop marketing communication skills.

Our approach

As in the workplace, teamwork is key here. Sure, there will be engaging assignments and activities, but you'll also form ad-hoc teams to discuss real-world subjects presented by business experts. You'll formulate strategies to solve problems or seize opportunities. Above all, you'll have ample chance to contribute personally to the process. Participation is paramount.

Who benefits the most?

• Anyone who wants to learn the essentials of marketing.
• Students who want to work in marketing, advertising, promotions, retail or sales, or pursue studies in those areas.
• Entrepreneurs who want to market their products or services.
• Students moving onward to an academic path in marketing.
• Employees in marketing, communications or sales who want to refresh their skills or open new horizons.
• Small-business owners or association members who manage their own marketing and communications.

Alumni discount

Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni, based on the information maintained by the Office of the Registrar, are waived from paying registration and late registration fees when enrolling for courses at Concordia Continuing Education. In addition, Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni will receive a 10% reduction on their tuition fees. The Alumni discount is automatically calculated when students enroll on-line.




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