Marketing (MKT) at Virginia Highlands Community College


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MKT 100 - Principles of Marketing
Presents principles, methods, and problems involved in marketing to consumers and organizational buyers. Discusses problems and policies connected with distribution and sale of products, pricing, promotion, and buyer motivation. Examines variations of marketing research, legal, social, ethical, e-commerce, and international considerations in marketing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 110 - Principles of Selling
Presents a fundamental, skills-based approach to selling and relationship building. Emphasizes learning effective interpersonal communication skills in all areas of the sales process through skill-building activities. Examines entry-level sales careers in retailing, wholesaling, services and industrial selling.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 201 - Introduction to Marketing
Introduces students to the discipline of marketing and the need to create customer value and relationships in the marketplace. Presents an overview of the marketing principles and management strategies, along with the analytical tools used by organizations in the creation of a marketing plan.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 210 - Sales Management
Presents an in-depth examination of managing a sales force. Introduces methods of training, compensating, motivating and evaluating the sales force. Explores forecasting techniques and quotas.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 221 - Public Relations
Introduces public relations as a marketing activity and focuses on media relations, publicity, strategic planning, public relations research, communication with multiple audiences, and the elements of an effective public relations campaign to influence public opinion. Equips students with the basis skills for writing publicity materials and coordinating public relations campaigns and media kits.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 228 - Promotion
Presents an overview of integrated marketing communications through advertising, public relations, personal selling and sales promotion. Focuses on coordinating these activities into an effective campaign to promote sales for a particular product, business, institution or industry.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 229 - Marketing Research
Introduces the marketing research process to include methodology, data collection, sampling, and analysis. Focuses on planning basic research studies and applying the findings to marketing decisions.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 270 - Marketing Management
Expands knowledge of marketing through case studies. Focuses on how marketing strategies are planned and utilized in the market place to accomplish the goals of the organization.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 282 - Principles of E-Commerce
Studies on-line business strategies, and the hardware and software tools necessary for Internet commerce. Includes the identification of appropriate target segments, the development of product opportunities, pricing structures, distribution channels and execution of marketing strategies.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits