Course descriptions are provided for available courses AND their prerequisites. View a list of courses offered during the Summer 2012 term.
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Health Care Marketing
The continued viability of health care organizations depends in large measure on the strategic sophistication of their leadership and their ability to market their products effectively. In this portion of the curriculum, students will learn the concepts and skills required to: develop a strategic vision for a health care organization, taking into account the values of senior management; use economic models to determine the competitive position of a health care organization; recognize product life cycles; assess the effect of an organizations culture on its strategy; and evaluate economic and social barriers to entry and exit of a health care organization. The course also includes the key marketing concepts of SWOT analysis, competitive intelligence, social marketing, market segmentation, market positioning, branding, product differentiation and niche marketing. (2 credits)
- Course number: HCA-523
- Credits: 2.00
- Academic Level: Graduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture