2Objectives Discuss the meaning and definition of marketing. Identify the foundations of marketing.Identify the functions of marketing.In-class assignment
3Marketing is . . .The process of developing, promoting, and distributing products to satisfy consumers’ needs and wants.
4A Product is . . .Products include goods and services, both which have monetary value and satisfy consumers’ needs and wants.
5Goods vs. ServicesGoods are the kinds of things you can touch or hold in your hand. Goods are tangible.Services are the kinds of things you cannot physically touch.What are some examples of goods?What are some examples of services?
6Purpose of MarketingMarketing helps connect businesses to their customers.
7What is a Marketplace?A marketplace is the commercial environment where exchanges are made between buyers and sellers.
8Who are Buyers and Sellers? Buyers are customers.Sellers are the companies making or selling the products to the cusomers.
9What is an Exchange?An exchange takes place every time something is sold in the marketplace.What is usually exchanged?
10The Four Foundations of Marketing Business, Management, and EntrepreneurshipCommunication and Interpersonal SkillsEconomicsProfessional Development
11The Seven Functions of Marketing DistributionFinancingMarketing Information ManagementPricingProduct / Service ManagementPromotionSelling
12In-Class AssignmentUsing the Marketing Essentials textbook, complete the worksheets related to Chapter 1You may work with a partner to complete this assignment.