Business- Introduction to Marketing & Strategy
Analyze real companies like Apple, Microsoft, eBay, Nike, and many others! Learn best practices for marketing and strategy, branding, pricing, communications, product positioning, & sales growth.Take This Free Course →
Professor Elisabeth O'Quinn, IMBA
Professor O'Quinn has an International MBA from University of North Carolina, with specialization in International Finance & Investments
- Beginner (No experience needed)
- 19 Lessons Online
- No Schedules, Self-Paced
- Detailed Videos & Exercises
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Why did companies like Blockbuster, Kodak, Circuit City, or many others fail? Could an effective strategy have prevented their demise? What can we learn from these companies?
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This course is designed for those interested in Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship or Communications, whether for their major or anyone interested in improving business acumen. Students learn best practices in business and marketing by analyzing real companies in the market today.
Emphasis is on branding, pricing, communications, market research, strategic management, competitive advantage, market segmentation, the marketing mix, product positioning, and sources of sales growth and value. Students learn ways to determine why some firms perform better than others and applying those lessons to your own work or company.
Sample Lesson List
- Introduction to Strategy
- Disruptive Innovation
- Analyzing Competitors
- Identifying Your Customer
- The Science of Price
- Social Media Marketing
- The Customer Experience
- …and More! 19 free lessons in total. Get Started →
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