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Advanced International Marketing


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Course level: Graduate

This course prepares students to develop and manage a marketing strategy in an international business environment. Students evaluate case studies of previous product launches and current research to create a launch strategy for a specific country. Topics include distribution systems, socio-cultural perspectives, business customs, product and service adaptations, and pricing issues.


This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Describe components of a global marketing venture.
  • Define the main types of economic systems that are found in various regions across the globe.
  • Evaluate four principal modes of global entry and expansion for an organization.

Week 2

  • Explain cultural factors that impact the global marketplace.
  • Outline specific details about a target country’s political environment that can impact global marketing activities.
  • Assess key aspects of international law; and explain how ignoring regulatory requirements can lead to legal problems for marketers.

Week 3

  • Appraise the role big data plays in a company’s global strategy and decision-making process.
  • Apply positioning, segmentation, and targeting strategies that are used to enter global markets.
  • Explain methods used to integrate global brands into local and foreign markets.

Week 4

  • Discuss factors that can contribute or hinder the successful launch of a global strategic partnership.
  • Establish a global marketing pricing strategy for an organization.

Week 5

  • Evaluate distribution channels used to deliver products to the global marketplace.
  • Assess differences in publicity, advertising, and media availability in various global markets.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of global product management for an organization.

Week 6

  • Evaluate current trends in global e-commerce and website development.
  • Research competitive advantages for selected international markets.
  • Create a global marketing plan for an organization.


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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