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Curriculum

Graduate Certificate in Marketing Prerequisite Courses* 3 crs.
Courses
Credits
BUS504 Marketing Mix Strategies

BUS504

Integrated Marketing Mix Strategies - 3 Credits

The Marketing Mix Strategies will be addressed in the context of meeting the business strategy goals.  The participants will explore the portfolio of marketing mix strategies and learn how to balance them to achieve a long-term differentiation and growth.  Product, Place, Promotion and Price strategies will be associated with the various stages of a product life cycle.  At the end of the course, each participant should be able to formulate the appropriate marketing mix strategies for their choice of a product/service and a specific product cycle stage.  The course will benefit marketing managers and practitioners, as well as others wishing to understand the advantages and use of integrated approach to selecting Marketing Mix Strategies. 

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3 crs.
* BUS504 is a prerequisite course that must be taken by anyone applying for the Graduate Certificate in Marketing. However, this course will be waived for Post MBA students or graduates since it is part of the MBA curriculum.
 
Graduate Certificate in Marketing Core Courses 12 crs.
Courses
Credits
BUS615 New Product Development

BUS615

New Product Development - 3 Credits

This course will address the contemporary design and development issues common to new products and services. The course focus is on the product development process, which brings together the design, manufacturing and marketing activities of an enterprise.  The course will also cover additional topics common to both product and service development, including: global product/service development, management of intellectual properties, risk management and logistics management. 

This course provides entrepreneurs and future new product managers, project managers and team leaders with a comprehensive overview of the new product and service development process.  Participants will learn how to develop an effective development strategy, manage cross-functional teams across the organization, generate and evaluate concepts, manage the technical development of a product, develop the marketing plan and launch, and manage the financial aspects of a project. 

Prerequisite: BUS510.

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    Prerequisite: BUS510
3 crs.
BUS617 Matching Value Propositions to Buyers

BUS617

Matching Value Propositions to Buyers - 3 Credits

This course will leverage knowledge of buyer’s wants, needs and behaviors to develop effective value propositions and support them with focused marketing mix strategies. The participants will explore the process from a buyer’s perspective and from the marketer's and seller's points of view.  The course will benefit a wide range of marketing and sales, managers and practitioners, as well as others wishing to understand the process of value transactions between the company and the buyers. 

Pre-requisites: Foundation and Core Courses.

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Disclaimer: The above syllabus is a sample only from the course, and is subject to change at the Professor's discretion. Please do NOT purchase books based on this syllabus.


    Prerequisites: Foundation and Core Courses
3 crs.
BUS618 Integrated Marketing for Managers

BUS618

Integrated Marketing for Managers - 3 Credits

This course addresses the content and action flow of an Integrated Marketing Plan, emphasizing the Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) aspect. Students will learn how IMC fits within the overall organizational strategy and helps branding its offering. Students will also practice developing and implementing an Integrated Marketing Plan, including the general business framework, the specific IMC content and the measurement & evaluation stages. The governing narratives of the course learning and practice are Branding and Competitiveness.

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Disclaimer: The above syllabus is a sample only from the course, and is subject to change at the Professor's discretion. Please do NOT purchase books based on this syllabus.

3 crs.
BUS619 Driving Growth Through Customer Relationship Management

BUS619

Driving Growth Through Customer Relationship Management - 3 Credits

Organizational business excellence is associated with being a true customer-centric company. This course focuses on relationship management associated with the various stages of the customer lifecycle, geared towards turning prospects into loyal advocators: Goals of the course include learning to target prospects, convert prospects to customers, engage customers and leverage them to grow the customer sphere. This is accomplished by offering customers the best competitive experience through relationship management by the organization and/or through embracing customer-managed relationships.

During much of the course, students will explore the various strategies and activities associated with creating, growing and leveraging customer relationships. These activities, as data-driven processes, are often supported and/or enabled by technology, which will be briefly reviewed in this course as well (present and future trends). Social media applications for the above activities will be specifically addressed in this course.

The course will benefit pre- and post-sales marketing professionals and managers working towards growing their businesses organically by expanding their customer footprint. The course will benefit a wide range of marketing, sales and service managers or practitioners, as well as others wishing to understand and leverage an integrated customer relationship system in their organizations.

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Disclaimer: The above syllabus is a sample only from the course, and is subject to change at the Professor's discretion. Please do NOT purchase books based on this syllabus.

3 crs.
 
Graduate Certificate in Marketing Total Credits 12 crs.

 

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