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Markets, Marketing, and Managing the Cycle from Prospects to Learners - February 2021

Includes a Live Event on 03/11/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)

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How are new and changing markets identified?  How are programs -- in both content and format - developed to meet the needs of learners?  How can data analysis help shape ongoing understanding of markets?  This module will explore the processes and operations that convert markets into enrollments.

Jim Fong

Chief Research Officer

UPCEA

Jim Fong is the Chief Research Officer for UPCEA and founding director of UPCEA’s Center for Research and Strategy.  Prior to joining UPCEA, Jim worked was the Director of Marketing, Research and Planning for Penn State University Outreach where he helped with the launch of the University’s World Campus. In addition to these experiences, Jim worked as an analyst for a consulting company, as well as a marketing agency.  He holds a B.S., M.S. and an M.B.A. from The University of Vermont.

Jim teaches Strategic Marketing in the MBA program at Framingham State University (MA) and has developed a market research module for UC Davis. He has taught a variety of marketing, research and strategy courses at a number of colleges and universities. 

When not working, Jim is out cycling, testing new cooking recipes, sampling new microbrews or playing fantasy sports.

 


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Course Overview
Course Overview Video
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Course Description
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Competencies
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Week 1: Overview of the Course, Markets and the Role of Research
Week 1: Overview
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Week 1: Video - Markets
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Week 1: Reading and Resources
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Week 1: FIU Lecture Video PDF
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Week 1: Case Study - Pressure from Above
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Week 1: Video – Jessica Dupont Interview
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Week 1 Discussion: Markets and the Role of Research
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Week 1 - Video Conference Meeting - Thursday 02/25/2021 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Eastern)
02/25/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
02/25/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/94906319067 Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 One tap mobile +13017158592,,94906319067# US (Washington D.C) +13126266799,,94906319067# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acckQaENw2
Week 2: Marketing PCO in Today’s World
Week 2: Overview
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Week 2: Video - Introduction
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Recorded 02/26/2021
Week 2: Reading and Resources
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Week 2: Video – Interview with Marilou Cruz
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Recorded 02/26/2021
Week 2: Discussion - Marketing PCO
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Week 2 - Video Conference Meeting - Thursday 03/04/2021 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Eastern)
03/04/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
03/04/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/94906319067 Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 One tap mobile +13017158592,,94906319067# US (Washington D.C) +13126266799,,94906319067# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acckQaENw2
Week 3: Managing the Cycle from Prospect to Learners
Week 3: Overview
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Week 3: Video - Introduction
Recorded 03/05/2021
Recorded 03/05/2021
Week 3: Reading and Resources
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Week 3: - CRC Report: Research that Matters
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Week 3: Video – Interview with Mike Raynes
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Recorded 02/26/2021
Week 3: Discussion - Managing the Cycle from Prospects to Learners
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Week 3 - Video Conference Meeting - Thursday 03/11/2021 at 3:00-4:00 PM (Eastern)
03/11/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
03/11/2021 at 3:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/94906319067 Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 One tap mobile +13017158592,,94906319067# US (Washington D.C) +13126266799,,94906319067# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acckQaENw2
Week 4: The Importance of the Informed PCO Marketing Professional for the Future
Week 4: Overview [Update]
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Week 4: Video – Interview with Stephanie Platteter
Recorded 02/26/2021
Recorded 02/26/2021
Week 4 - Video Conference Meeting - Thursday 03/18/2021 at 3:00-4:00 (Eastern)
03/18/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
03/18/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/94906319067 Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 One tap mobile +13017158592,,94906319067# US (Washington D.C) +13126266799,,94906319067# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acckQaENw2
Week 4: Discussion - Improving PCO Processes
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Course Wrap Up - Video Conference Meeting - Thursday 03/25/2021 at 3:00-4:00 (Eastern)
03/25/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
03/25/2021 at 3:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Join the class for a live video-conferencing session. Participants are advised to access the session 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start time to ensure their technology is configured and working properly. Join Zoom Meeting https://upcea.zoom.us/j/94906319067 Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 One tap mobile +13017158592,,94906319067# US (Washington D.C) +13126266799,,94906319067# US (Chicago) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 436 2866 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) Meeting ID: 949 0631 9067 Find your local number: https://upcea.zoom.us/u/acckQaENw2