Developing and Implementing Strategic Marketing Plans Online Course

  • Time

    10:00am - 3:00pm

  • End Date

    04 Oct, 2021 - 06 Oct, 2021

  • Price


Event Details

By the end of this raining course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify, collect and analyse external and internal business data to identify issues, key factors fur success and distinctive capabilities
  • Use the data, make assumptions and recommend which products and services their organisation should provide to existing and potential markets
  • Identify, segment and prioritise existing and potential audiences based on business objectives
  • Quantify marketing objectives for revenues, profits, sales volumes, market share and brand reputation
  • Develop a portfolio matrix for the 4 P’s – product, price, place, promotion – that will create the framework for marketing activities
  • Select the best evaluation mechanisms for proving marketing activities are delivering business objectives



Introduction to Marketing Planning

  • The core marketing concepts
  • 4 P’s of the marketing mix: product, price, promotion, place
  • Useful frameworks for creating a marketing strategic plan
  • Setting strategic marketing goals: linking to corporate vision, mission & business objectives


Situation Review – Analysing the Current Situation

  • Different models for conducting a marketing audit
  • Collating customer and product data
  • Using a SWOT to identify key internal & external factors
  • Making assumptions based on the SWOT analysis
  • Determining demand for your products and services
  • Agreeing expected results


Formulating Strategy

  • The 4 competitive strategic positions
  • Ansoff’s Matrix: setting strategic marketing objectives
  • Understanding what motivates audiences
  • The market segmentation process
  • Creating buyer personas for key market segments
  • The marketing control process: forecasting, budgeting & monitoring


4 P’s – Executing Marketing Tactics

  • Developing new products and services
  • Managing the product life cycle
  • Product mix decisions: families, lines and brands
  • Pricing mix decisions: costs, demand, methods
  • Promotion mix decisions: advertising, promotions, PR & selling
  • Place mix decisions: push vs pull, channels length & type


Delivering the Marketing Strategy

  • Co-opting a team representing key areas of the business to input to the strategy
  • Running workshops to ensure the marketing strategy captures experiences and concerns of stakeholders
  • Drafting the document: number of pages and their content
  • Anticipating office politics: winning support up and down the organization
  • Action planning



Public Relations managers, Supervisors, Officers and Others who perform related functions both in public and private sector



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:                       18th – 20th Jan, 2021

2ND BATCH:                      7th – 9th June, 2021

3RD BATCH:                     4th – 6th Oct, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
18 Jan, 2021 20 Jan, 2021
Start Date End Date
07 Jun, 2021 09 Jun, 2021
Start Date End Date
04 Oct, 2021 06 Oct, 2021

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