May 23, 2016
Business

Live to Sell?

Selling is both an art and a science, and if you study marketing management, you’ll master both aspects. Regardless of what you’re selling, the same principles apply, and getting the product or service to the consumer is the bottom line.   

How do I know if it’s the right career for me? 

If you’re someone who likes to create trends rather than follow them, marketing management could be the career for you. It’s all about promoting something so well that you actually create the desire for it. Excited yet? You should be - and part of your job is to get everyone else excited too.  

What can I do with a marketing management qualification?

No business or industry can succeed without marketing, whether it’s in:

·         Manufacturing

·         Retail

·         Services

 Oakfields College offers a highly regarded three-year qualification in Marketing Management which equips you for all aspects of the sales process, from market research and new product development though distribution and advertising, all the way to sales and customer service, and everything in between. You’ll also be up to date with the latest industry trends, so a career in just about any aspect of business can be yours for the taking.   

Once I complete my studies, then what? 

Applying for a job in your specific field of interest could start you on the road to the upper levels of management, if that’s your choice. With a number of years of experience, you could end up as Sales and Marketing Director, Managing Director, Operations Director or even Chief Executive Officer, especially if you develop the highly sought-after skill of strategic marketing.   With marketing management, the sky’s the limit – get started now and who knows where you might end up!

Samantha-Jo Hampton

Marketing Assistant

samh@oakfieldscollege.co.za