Marketing (MKTG)

MKTG 5000. Foundations of Communication (1 Credit) 

This course is designed to enhance essential communication skills for managers and provide a foundation for subsequent MBA courses. The course emphasizes the development of skills necessary to interact in teams and communicate effectively in an organization.

MKTG 5103. Global Marketing (3 Credits) 

Global Marketing focuses on the international marketing activities of a firm. Students will have the opportunity to apply marketing concepts in international markets. Various exporting and international entry mode strategies will be examined.

MKTG 5110. Integrated Marketing Comm. (3 Credits) 

In this course students will focus on how technology through digital means provides a framework and tools for managing and analyzing an organization’s virtual presence for marketing purposes. The digital customer journey will be examined along with building both consumer and business relationships and associated social and regulatory issues. Students will be exposed to the ways that firms are utilizing the internet to construct their value chains and create/sustain competitive advantages.

MKTG 5111. Digital Marketing and Strategy (3 Credits) 

In this course students will develop a theoretical understanding of the internet marketplace. The necessary skills to perform daily digital marketing functions and the ability to improve a firm’s online presence will be developed. Students will practice concepts such as A/B testing, Conversion Rate Optimization, conducting key word research and building marketing strategies.

Prerequisites: MKTG 5110

MKTG 5112. Social Media Marketing (3 Credits) 

In this course, students will develop an understanding of Social Media Marketing (SMM) and how it is used by marketers to increase brand awareness, identify key audiences, generate leads and to build meaningful relationships with customers. Students will learn how social media marketing is utilized by business to gain competitive advantages through the creation and distribution of valuable, relevant and consistent content to attract and retain clearly-defined audiences.

Prerequisites: MKTG 5111 (may be taken concurrently)

MKTG 5114. Personal Branding Strategy (3 Credits) 

This course is focused on equipping students with the knowledge and tools necessary to engage in personal branding techniques and strategies for designing, enhancing, and promoting their professional image. Through readings, cases and discussions, students learn to devise strategies for managing their professional reputation and begin creating their personal brand. Students will apply marketing strategies to positioning themselves contributing to the development of a personal developmental plan.

MKTG 5120. Special Topics in Marketing (3 Credits) 

Selected advanced topics in current Marketing trends. This course will be offered as fits the needs and interests of the student and faculty. Course may be repeated for credit if topics are different.

MKTG 5200. Marketing Strategy (3 Credits) 

A high-level course focusing on the central strategic role that marketing plays in the success of a company. The case method will be used extensively and ethical implications in marketing decision will be explored.

MKTG 6104. Sports and Entertainment Marke (3 Credits) 

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to explain the role of print media (newspapers and magazines), electronic (radio, network television and cable television) and new media (Internet and related digital and social interactive technologies) in escalating the interest, coverage, and importance of big-time college and professional sport, as well as niche-market sport. Students will be able to define the roles of media planners, producers, sports information directors, sports journalists, and specialized media-related companies dedicated to marketing, producing, and disseminating commercialized sport in North American and global contexts.