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In the words of our alumni…
Meredith Bronk ’92
CEO, Open Systems Technologies
Grand Rapids, MI
Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs. — Peter Drucker
How do companies persuade customers to buy their product rather than their competitors’? New technologies have radically changed the development and delivery of marketing messages to both consumers and businesses. In today’s business environment, even small businesses must compete with companies from around the globe.
Are you a good communicator?
Marketing is all about communication. From the Four Ps of Marketing (product, place, price and promotion) to new opportunities available in digital media sales, at Alma College, you will explore effective marketing from all angles.
Experienced Alma College faculty offer insights in essential marketing and advertising strategies. Using internet-based technology, guest speakers from around the world will share their insights about global marketing opportunities.
Class projects offer experience in developing marketing campaigns for local businesses and non-profit organizations so you can see your ideas turned into action. Whether you see yourself as the VP of Marketing for a Fortune 500 company or as an entrepreneurial online retailer, Alma’s program is a great place to start.
Alma students showcase their business skills and capture 14 awards at state competition.
“Creating awareness is huge. When you see a need for something, EIA has taught me to not stay back and let that need continue to be a problem. Why not step up and try to do something about it?” — Ben Thelen
“I was fully integrated into the agency life and was able to see how it worked from all angles. Not many people get the chance to do that. The program was challenging, but also fun.” — Morgan Markowicz, describing her summer internship with ad agency