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This short course is designed to refresh the fundamental concepts of marketing, to develop an understanding and appreciation of marketing management.

Summary

This course is designed to refresh the fundamental concepts of marketing, building on this to develop an understanding and appreciation of marketing management including analysis, planning and control issues.

This course can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/201718/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-13809

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About this course

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About

This short course is designed to refresh the fundamental concepts of marketing, building on this to develop an understanding and appreciation of marketing management including analysis, planning and control issues.

Marketing represents a key underpinning facilitating the activities of organisations globally. Marketing provides an organisation wide ethos, which helps nurture success by focusing on the customer. The aim of the course is to provide participants with an understanding and appreciation of the fundamental concepts and principles of marketing. In addition, it aims to develop understanding regarding the relevance of these concepts to successful performance within the organisation. In today’s competitive environment, marketing represents a key requirement for survival. As such the context and methods of marketing continue to change. This course should therefore equip participants, not only with understanding, but also the thirst to examine marketing theory and practice further.

The aims of the course are to:

  • Recognise the role of marketing in management thinking and practice. 

  • Develop an understanding of the nature of markets in a dynamic, global, information-intensive environment.
  • Understand fundamental concepts, processes and managerial frameworks of marketing.
  • Develop competence in the application of tools and techniques for marketing analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Linked programmes

MSc Management, PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development

Assessment

100% Coursework - Marketing evaluation of an industry and an organization using theory to build discussion and various marketing management tools to aid submission such as PESTEL and SWOT (3500 to 4000 words).

Attendance

This course requires attendance onfour individual days from 9.30am to 4.30pm on:

Thursday 8 February 2018
Thursday 1 March 2018
Thursday 22 March 2018
Thursday 5 April 2018

Dates to be confirmed.

Entry requirements

Any undergraduate degree

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University and will need to provide recent evidence of this (certified within the last two years).

Most of our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement.

Please see details of the English language qualifications and certificates we can accept - https://www.ulster.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/177404/Other-english-language-tests-and-qualifications-2017.pdf

International applicants will also require a short-term study visa. Further information is available at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/international/visa-immigration

Start dates

  • 8 February 2018
How to apply

Apply

How to apply

The following page explains the postgraduate short course application procedure:

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply#pgsc

Start dates

  • 8 February 2018

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£646.60
England, Scotland & Wales:
£646.60
International:
£1,471.00

Fees information

Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/payment_policy_1718.pdf

Scholarships, awards and prizes

Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available from FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Contact

Email: FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 6680