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Strategic Marketing: Marketing Orientation and the Marketing Planning Process

Study the difference between marketing planning, strategy and tactics, and how to implement key strategic marketing frameworks.

Strategic Marketing: Marketing Orientation and the Marketing Planning Process
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours
  • LearnFree
  • Extra BenefitsFrom $74Find out more
This course is part of the program Marketing Strategy, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in Master of Business Administration (Marketing). Find out more.

Explore how to develop marketing goals and tactical marketing objectives

On this course, you’ll be taught what marketing strategy is and have the chance to build your professional skills in marketing strategy, planning, and tactics.

Alongside digital marketing experts from Coventry University, you’ll be encouraged to investigate key strategic marketing frameworks, including Ansoff’s Growth Strategy and the Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning model.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to develop strategic goals and tactical objectives for a given organisation and how to form business missions and marketing objectives.

What topics will you cover?

  • Marketing benefits and barriers
  • Business missions
  • Marketing objectives
  • The Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning model
  • Competitive strategy
  • Ansoff’s Growth Strategy

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop strategic goals and tactical objectives for a given organisation
  • Critically apply STP and strategic frameworks such as Ansoff’s matrix and other marketing frameworks

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about marketing strategy.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry

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What's different about this course?

Since 2017 you have been able to take a degree on FutureLearn. This free course is a bit like a starter course for a degree — it should give you a flavour of the degree subject but can also be your first step towards a degree qualification.

If you enjoy this course you can apply to join the program it’s part of to start working towards a degree on FutureLearn.

Don’t worry, you can still take the course without doing a full degree!

How do degrees work on FutureLearn?

Do the free course
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Get academic credit for an online degree from Coventry University

Which program and degree is this course part of?

This course is part of the program Marketing Strategy, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in Master of Business Administration (Marketing).