The objective of this certificate program is to provide entry-level, marketable employment skills to equip the student with a basic understanding of the terminology and basic concepts/procedures used in the marketing field, and to acquaint the student with the various sub-functions within the overall field of marketing. Completion of the certificate program will prepare the student for entry-level employment in a variety of related occupations including retail sales clerk, outside sales representative, advertising, merchandiser, distribution, or customer service representative.
A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to explain and apply marketing principles pertaining to promotion, advertising, public relations, and personal selling
- Demonstrated the ability to explain the major legislative acts and issues in ethics and social responsibility as they pertain to marketing and advertising
- Demonstrate the ability to explain the various trade alliance and market mechanisms affecting global
- Demonstrate the ability to explain and apply the various types and sources of marketing research, product research, and media research information
- Demonstrate the ability to explain the functions of the operating and merchandising divisions within retailing operations
Please see the College Catalog for information and requirements.
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