This online course prepares you to take the SMEI Certified Professional Marketer certification exam.
-This program focuses on decision making through extended examples, cases, and videos involving real people making real marketing decisions.
-A conversational writing style, active learning techniques (cases, exercises, testimonials, and vivid descriptions of businesses and marketing professionals), help you personalize marketing and identify career interests.
-This online courses gives you access to Connect: A highly reliable, easy-to-use homework and learning management solution.
Course registration fee includes one year of access to Connect where you will locate your online textbook, chapter quizzes and interactive exercises.
- Exam Registration $150 or $125 for Executive & Professional Members
- Annual renewal upon certification: $95 for guests, $55 for Professional Members, $0 for Executive Members
Individuals who achieve a passing grade of 75% or higher on the certification exam will receive their SCPM credential and a digital badge which can be verified online, plugged into popular social media programs such as LinkedIn and used on email signature.
SCPM Course Outline
Part 1: Initiating the Marketing Process
1 Creating Customer Relationships and Value through Marketing
2 Developing Successful Organizational and Marketing Strategies
Appendix A Building an Effective Marketing Plan
3 Understanding the Marketing Environment, Ethical Behavior, and Social
Part 2: Understanding Buyers and Markets
4 Understanding Consumer Behavior
5 Understanding Organizations as Customers
6 Understanding and Reaching Global Consumers and Markets
Part 3: Targeting Marketing Opportunities
7 Marketing Research: From Customer Insights to Actions
8 Market Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning
Part 4: Satisfying Marketing Opportunities
9 Developing New Products and Services
10 Managing Successful Products, Services, and Brands
11 Pricing Products and Services
12 Managing Marketing Channels and Supply Chains
13 Retailing and Wholesaling
14 Implementing Interactive and Multichannel Marketing
15 Integrated Marketing Communications and Direct Marketing
16 Advertising, Sales Promotion, and Public Relations
17 Using Social Media and Mobile Marketing to Connect with Consumers
18 Personal Selling and Sales Management
Appendix B Planning a Career in Marketing
The online course utilizes an interactive learning experience that will help you apply practical knowledge as you study. The graphic below illustrates the two phase approach of reading and practicing.