Marketing has become vital to the success of an organization in today's competitive world. This course provides an introduction to marketing and marketing planning, and addressing the definition of marketing, the marketing mix (the Four Ps), the strategic importance of marketing, and customer values and satisfaction. The course continues into topics of marketing planning including market research, pricing, distribution, and targeting.
Every savvy marketer needs to have a basic understanding of Behavioral Science, the study of how people really make decisions, in order to create better outcomes and to future-proof their career. This course will teach you the basics of Behavioral Science and show you how marketers at companies like Facebook, Uber and Walmart are using it to drive consumer behavior. After learning about Behavioral Science and the common misconceptions you need to avoid, we’ll do a hands-on exercise so you can apply these principles to a real life marketing challenge.
Ethical decisions in business are everywhere. Managers and leaders, ideally, choose the moral right versus the moral wrong all the time. Organizations have learned that the costs of unethical actions can be high, both legally, and from the perspective of brand image and reputation. This introductory-level course introduces the major ethical frameworks in business and seeks to give learners a strong foundation in ethical business practices, whether as individuals, as a leaders, or as stewards of the organization. This course reviews how organizations can establish and encourage an ethical culture while monitoring for compliance.
This course offers an introduction to content marketing, a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience. With an emphasis on key concepts, definitions, and metrics, the course examines ways that marketers can tailor their content to meet the specific needs of potential customers as they travel through the sales funnel. Learners will explore how content is used to build brand awareness and establish the brand as a trusted source of expert advice.
Conversion Rate Optimization is the process of steady and incremental marketing improvement to yield stronger results. In this course, learners will discover the five key steps to Conversion Rate Optimization and how the process interacts with other facets of digital marketing. Through a variety of instructive techniques, including subject matter expert videos and case-study scenarios, this course provides learners with the knowledge and resources to be more effective professionals.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept of organizations taking responsibility for their impact on society and the environment. Businesses which embrace CSR promote the public interest through what they do (for example, encouraging community growth and development) and what they refrain from doing (for example, eliminating or avoiding practices that harm stakeholders, regardless of whether such practices are legal). CSR is the inclusion of the public interest into corporate decision-making.
Everyone has a personal brand – the question is whether or not you are strategic about crafting and positioning it. Thanks to Google, LinkedIn, and the other social media channels, people are forming impressions about you, sometimes without ever meeting you. Personal branding is about proactively building your brand in order to attract the opportunities you want. Regardless of your career or business aspirations, a strong personal brand is vital to your success. Krista Neher, presenter in this video, CEO of Boot Camp Digital recently wrote a new book, Launch Yourself: Define, Design and Deliver a Powerful Personal Brand that maps out exactly how to build a powerful brand online.
As consumers increasingly turn to the digital marketplace of the Internet, organizations recognize that they can better reach and connect with their customers, clients, or prospects through digital marketing.
There are many benefits to effective digital marketing including improved brand perception, more efficient lead generation, and better customer satisfaction levels. That can translate into the sale of more products and services.
Creating a digital marketing strategy is crucial to meeting the marketing goals of the organization. This course offers a step-by-step introduction to the process of creating such a strategy, with an emphasis on key concepts, definitions, and metrics.
When it comes to digital marketing it can be difficult to separate out the noise from what actually matters, and focus on impact. There are so many channels, tools, technologies, and emerging approaches that it can be challenging to know where to start and how best to use your time and energy. In this session we’ll cover options and strategies for an online presence that stands out and is executed based on impact. Krista Neher, digital marketing pioneer and author of five books, including Digital Marketing That Actually Works will guide you through determining what does, indeed, actually work right now.
This online and self-paced Global Marketing prepares learners to take NASBITE's Certified Global Business Professional™ exam. It includes an in-depth review of the Global Marketing knowledge area aligned with NASBITE's practice delineation, exam taking tips, module quizzes, and a 25-question Practice Exam covering the Global Marketing area of knowledge.