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Learner Career Outcomes

67%

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70%

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Approx. 17 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Analysis

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
The marketing plan: interview with Veronica Santos.6m
The Marketing Plan definition.5m
Objectives and structure of The Marketing Plan.6m
The 4 main parts of a marketing plan.5m
Critical elements of the external analysis.5m
Critical elements of the internal analysis.4m
The SWOT Matrix.6m
The Nissan Leaf case.5m
How to complete assignment 1: analysis.3m
2 readings
The Nissan Leaf Case1h
The manager's guide to competitive marketing strategies - Norton, Paley.1h 30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Marketing Strategy

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
What is marketing strategy?5m
Marketing strategy definition.10m
Financial and non-financial objectives.4m
The customer attraction vs customer retention dilemma.7m
Identifying the best target segment for your product or service.9m
How to identify the best positioning for your product or service?9m
How to complete assignment 2: marketing strategy.4m
2 readings
The Marketing Plan - Multimedia45m
Marketing decision making and the management of pricing successful business tools.1h 30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Marketing Mix Implementation

3 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 75 min)
13 videos
Marketing mix definition: short-term and tactics vs long-term tactics.7m
Deciding product strategy: the product lifecycle.4m
Deciding product strategy: product levels.5m
Deciding product strategy: branding strategy.5m
An interview with Martin Boehm.4m
Pricing strategy.8m
Distribution channels: interview with Maria Teresa Aranzabal.6m
Distribution channel strategy.7m
Integrated communication strategy: an interview with Eda Sayin.7m
How to build an integrated communication strategy: part 1.6m
How to build an integrated communication strategy: part 2.5m
How to complete assignment 3: marketing mix implementation?4m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Expected results

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 58 min)
10 videos
Interview with Luis Rodriguez Baptista.9m
The expected results definition.3m
Metrics for financial objectives.7m
Metrics for non-financial objectives: brand awareness5m
Metrics for non-financial objectives: social media brand.4m
Metrics for strategic objectives.6m
Metrics for customer objectives.6m
The Marketing Plan budget.8m
How to complete assignment 4: expected results?3m

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About the Marketing Strategy Specialization

Do you hear the word “marketing” on a daily basis, but aren’t sure what marketing really is or why your business needs it? Do you know that marketing is important to your company, product, or service, but aren’t sure where to start? Cover the concepts and tools you need to successfully develop a marketing strategy for a business, product or service. Begin by understanding consumers and the main market research techniques, then learn how to correctly segment, target and position your product to achieve success. Continue by analyzing the four critical areas in marketing, the famous four Ps of Product, Price, Promotion and Place. Finally, get the backing your ideas deserve and communicate the actions through a Marketing Plan. In the final capstone project you will develop a Marketing Plan for a product or service....
Marketing Strategy

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