Marketing a Trades Business

Code: OLRN1492

Course description

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.

Course details

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

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.