Course description

Throughout this course, students will learn the basics of marketing beginning with an examination of what constitutes marketing and how new marketing opportunities are identified. Students investigate key concepts related to supply chain management including the importance of the cross-functional relationship between marketing and supply chain to meet customer needs. Students learn how to segment markets, develop positioning strategies, and prepare basic marketing plans involving product or service issues, pricing, distribution and communications strategies. Environmental analysis is stressed throughout the course, as is the role of technology and strategic planning as they relate to supply chain management.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery