An effective marketing strategy takes time and money. It's vital to get things right, and this requires proper marketing planning. The elements of the traditional marketing mix form important strategic cornerstones of any marketing activity.
However, this traditional marketing mix fails to address two very important aspects of marketing: planning and people.
In this course, you'll learn about strategic and tactical planning and the kinds of market research that support it. You'll be introduced to the basics of budgeting for, developing, executing, and evaluating a marketing plan. And you'll learn how companies can engage all their employees in developing their own marketing roles.