Fundamentals of Marketing

The American College of Greece

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fundamentals of Marketing

  • Host University

    The American College of Greece

  • Location

    Athens, Greece

  • Area of Study

    Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    DESCRIPTION:
    This course provides an understanding of basic marketing concepts, as they are used in different profit and not-for-profit organizations. Marketing mix, segmentation, targeting, positioning, principles of consumer behavior, marketing research.

    RATIONALE: 
    Marketing is a key business function. It plays a pivotal role in all company types, contributing both tangible (profitability), and intangible (image) benefits. The module equips students with the necessary tools marketers use for their marketing strategies.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES: 
    Upon successful completion of the module, the student should be able to:
    1. Identify the role and contribution of marketing to individual firms and to the economy
    2. Distinguish between business-to-consumer marketing and business-to-business marketing
    3. Demonstrate understanding of marketing concepts using appropriate terminology

    METHOD OF TEACHING AND LEARNING:
    In congruence with the teaching and learning strategy of the college, the following tools are used:
    - Class lectures
    - Short assignments on various marketing issues in small groups in class.
    - Analysis & Discussion of short cases in class.
    - Office Hours: Students are encouraged to make full use of the office hours of their instructor, where they can ask questions and go over lecture material.
    - Use of a Blackboard learning platform, where instructors post lecture notes, assignment instruction, timely announcements, as well as additional resources.