This course provides an overview of marketing theory before engaging students directly in practical exercises on how to improve a trades business though proven marketing strategy. Learn how service marketing in a trades business differs from traditional product marketing, and the enormous impact that the individual’s personal brand has on the company. The importance of networking and referrals will be emphasized. Students will also consider various messaging and media options that resonate best with trades customers.
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.
Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2023. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.
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