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PDC73071 - The Marketing Mix as a Strategy in Business

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential will examine the features and objectives of the marketing mix. A marketing mix represents the tactics used to execute a company's marketing plan. The micro-credential will outline various forms that a marketing mix can embody including: Four Ps model, Seven Ps model, and the Five Cs model. Each of the four P’s is explored demonstrating the interdependence of each to the success of the overall marketing strategy for business growth.

This online micro-credential provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

 

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this micro-credential, however, it is relevant to anyone who would like to complete studies in this field, in a flexible and self-paced environment.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees
Full Fee $160
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

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Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Accountancy
  • Business Services
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of nine Short Courses* developed from the unit BUSN20025 Strategic Marketing, (which forms part of the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) CL39), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) CL39 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following Short Courses:

  1. Strategic Marketing for Business
  2. Strategic Analysis in Marketing
  3. The Marketing Mix as a Strategy in Business
  4. The Marketing Plan as an Essential Element of Business Growth
  5. Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning in Strategic Marketing
  6. Brand Management as a Marketing Strategy
  7. Consumer Behaviour in Marketing
  8. Online Marketing Strategies in Business
  9. Strategic Marketing: Assessment Module.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

18 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the collective ideas in a marketing plan that communicates the product, price, place and promotion objectives
  2. Describe how each element in the marketing mix contributes to the overall marketing plan impact
  3. Describe how the marketing mix is aligned to an overall business strategy to achieve growth.

Assessment

Online Quiz

 

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