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MARKETING FOUNDATIONS VBS109

Make Your Marketing Effective!

If you run a small business, work in someone else’s, are responsible for marketing this course will help you craft your marketing to make it more effective.  Without good marketing no business will succeed!

  • 100 hour course
  • Self Paced
  • Tutor Support
  • Flexible.

Course Aim

  • Discuss the role of marketing in different enterprises.
  • Describe the scope of marketing in different enterprises.
  • Define the target market for a product or service.
  • Determine and manage an appropriate mix of marketing activities for a small enterprise or marketing campaign.
  • Evaluate the presentation (including packaging) of a product or service.
  • Determine an effective approach to promoting a product or service.
  • Compare options for distribution and determine an appropriate price for a product or service.
  • Evaluate customer service.
  • Conduct relevant market research.
  • Consider the impact of internal and external organisations (including legal authorities) upon the marketing activities of an enterprise.

Course Outline

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  1. Marketing and the Business
    • What is marketing, and its significance
    • Considering alternative approaches to business & marketing
    • Alternative enterprises (eg. goods or services based sole proprietor or partnership etc).
  2. Scope of Marketing Understanding basic economics (eg. supply & demand)
    • The difference between the potential market
    • Available market
    • Target market
    • Penetrated market for a product/service of your choice
    • Different advertising approaches
    • Controlling Growth,
    • Improving Results in Business, etc
  3. Target Marketing
    • Understanding the market place
    • Stages that sellers move through in their approach to a market
    • What is targeting
    • Advantages of target marketing as compared to mass marketing and product-differentiated marketing
  4. The Marketing Mix and Managing the Marketing Effort
    • Product, price, place, and promotion
    • Affects and interactions between marketing and other operations of a business.
  5. Product Presentation and Packaging
    • Importance of product knowledge
    • Core, tangible and augmented products
    • Differences in packaging & presentation for different products.
  6. Promotion Communication skills
    • Merchandising
    • Shop Floor Layout
    • Displaying Products
    • Signs
    • Understanding Selling and Increasing Sales
    • Sales Methods
    • Publicity Marketing,
    • Structuring an Advertisement or Promotion
    • Advertising budgets, etc
  7. Product Pricing and Distribution Pricing
    • Profitability Ratios
    • Increasing Turnover, etc
  8. Customer Service Methods of assessing customer satisfaction
    • Significance of Customer Service
    • Different types of customers in the market place and how best to approach each
    • Difference between selling, publicising, marketing and advertising, etc
  9. Market Research
    • The research process
    • What to research
    • Surveys
    • Developing and conducting a market research program
    • Where to find useful statistics,
  10. Organisations
    • Structures and Roles Business law
    • Financial Management
    • Business Structures
    • Business terminology, etc.

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $350.00 / month x 2 with a 7-day free trial

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Make Your Marketing Effective!

If you run a small business, work in someone else’s, are responsible for marketing this course will help you craft your marketing to make it more effective.  Without good marketing no business will succeed!

  • 100 hour course
  • Self Paced
  • Tutor Support
  • Flexible.

Course Aim

  • Discuss the role of marketing in different enterprises.
  • Describe the scope of marketing in different enterprises.
  • Define the target market for a product or service.
  • Determine and manage an appropriate mix of marketing activities for a small enterprise or marketing campaign.
  • Evaluate the presentation (including packaging) of a product or service.
  • Determine an effective approach to promoting a product or service.
  • Compare options for distribution and determine an appropriate price for a product or service.
  • Evaluate customer service.
  • Conduct relevant market research.
  • Consider the impact of internal and external organisations (including legal authorities) upon the marketing activities of an enterprise.

Course Outline

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  1. Marketing and the Business
    • What is marketing, and its significance
    • Considering alternative approaches to business & marketing
    • Alternative enterprises (eg. goods or services based sole proprietor or partnership etc).
  2. Scope of Marketing Understanding basic economics (eg. supply & demand)
    • The difference between the potential market
    • Available market
    • Target market
    • Penetrated market for a product/service of your choice
    • Different advertising approaches
    • Controlling Growth,
    • Improving Results in Business, etc
  3. Target Marketing
    • Understanding the market place
    • Stages that sellers move through in their approach to a market
    • What is targeting
    • Advantages of target marketing as compared to mass marketing and product-differentiated marketing
  4. The Marketing Mix and Managing the Marketing Effort
    • Product, price, place, and promotion
    • Affects and interactions between marketing and other operations of a business.
  5. Product Presentation and Packaging
    • Importance of product knowledge
    • Core, tangible and augmented products
    • Differences in packaging & presentation for different products.
  6. Promotion Communication skills
    • Merchandising
    • Shop Floor Layout
    • Displaying Products
    • Signs
    • Understanding Selling and Increasing Sales
    • Sales Methods
    • Publicity Marketing,
    • Structuring an Advertisement or Promotion
    • Advertising budgets, etc
  7. Product Pricing and Distribution Pricing
    • Profitability Ratios
    • Increasing Turnover, etc
  8. Customer Service Methods of assessing customer satisfaction
    • Significance of Customer Service
    • Different types of customers in the market place and how best to approach each
    • Difference between selling, publicising, marketing and advertising, etc
  9. Market Research
    • The research process
    • What to research
    • Surveys
    • Developing and conducting a market research program
    • Where to find useful statistics,
  10. Organisations
    • Structures and Roles Business law
    • Financial Management
    • Business Structures
    • Business terminology, etc.

Send me free info pack

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $350.00 / month x 2 with a 7-day free trial

Clear

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