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Develop key skills in areas such as advertising, marketing communications, and sales management


  • Live & fully online training with real-time instructor-student interaction.
  • Archived for review
  • 10 weeks, 1 evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm GMT
  • Starts 28th September 2023
  • Choose to sign up with a deposit on our Instalment Plan options

Prices Starting At €895

Introducing our Marketing and Sales Professional Diploma – your pathway to unlocking your potential in the dynamic world of marketing and sales! Are you ready to master the art of persuasion, drive business growth, and excel in the competitive market? This comprehensive program is carefully crafted to equip you with the latest strategies, techniques, and tools required to thrive in today’s ever-evolving marketplace. From understanding consumer behaviour and market trends to creating compelling marketing campaigns and closing deals, this diploma covers it all. Led by industry experts, you’ll gain invaluable insights and practical knowledge through real-world case studies and hands-on projects. Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking to enhance your skills or an aspiring marketer eager to break into the industry, our Marketing and Sales Professional Diploma will empower you to make a lasting impact. Don’t miss this opportunity to boost your career and stand out in the competitive marketing landscape. Enrol today and unleash your marketing prowess! 

Week 1 – What is marketing? What is a brand? Outline the marketing process, Outline the basics of marketing and how this creates customer value and engagement. Includes 4Ps of marketing.

Week 2 – Understanding marketplace and consumers. How critical it is to have the consumer at the heart of all marketing decisions. How to ensure you have the consumer’s voice – understanding consumer research, generating primary/ secondary information, conducting research, and interpreting results. How to use the information to gain consumer insight

Week 3 – Sales perspective, Role of the sales team. Pricing strategies and promotion.

Week 4 – Sales responsibilities – preparation and account management

Week 5 – Innovation – where, when, why, and how? – Look into innovation and explore the product life cycle to help analysis how and what type of innovation. New Product Development process

Week 6 – Engaging consumers Look at the whole marketing mix – promotional mix, the role of advertising, PR. The need for an integrated approach. How to start effective marketing communications.

Week 7 – Social/ digital marketing and sustainable marketing – Overview of digital & social marketing – rapid growth and how to market with the digital age. Review the growing importance and impact of ethical issues on a brand

Week 8 – Sales forecasting and budgeting

Week 9 – Legal and ethical issues in sales management

Week 10 – Review course

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding the Professional Diploma.

This marketing course is assessed by way of project (70%) and MCQ (30%).

Course Award

A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.

City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.

Corporate Training

In addition to our scheduled Professional Diploma courses, City Colleges can provide bespoke training over 3 – 4 days, please contact for further details.

Related Courses

Diploma in Digital Marketing and Strategy

Diploma in Human Resources

Further Information

Please call the College on +353 1 416 0034 or email

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