Business Gateway Growth Hub - Leicestershire Supporting Growth

Marketing strategy in practice, part 2

Event Information:

Type: Business Growth

Date: Thursday, 9 December 2021

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Available To: Eligible SME's

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE


This stimulating two-part workshop guides you through each step of the process of developing your own strategic and tactical marketing plan, to increase your competitive advantage in the marketplace. You should attend both workshops.

A combination of tried and tested marketing tools and frameworks will be used, as well as newly developed ones, to reflect the ever-changing nature of marketing. A range of techniques are used to make the learning experience real and lasting, including group exercises and video clips. You’ll build up your own plan as the workshop proceeds, using building blocks that you can adapt and tailor to your own situation, and which you will take away with you at the end of the course.

Who should attend?

This course is very suitable for marketers who are moving into roles that are more strategic, therefore requiring knowledge of a wider range of tools. It will also be valuable for current marketers and business owners who want to refresh their knowledge of how to structure a plan.

What will we cover?

  • Marketing – its scope & scale
  • Organisation objectives (Vision, Mission, Values, Brand)
  • Situation audit:
  • The marketing audit – SWOT
  • Strategic planning
  • Corporate and marketing objectives
  • Types of growth
  • Customer segmentation and targeting
  • Positioning
  • Tactical Planning
  • Marketing mix: 4Ps + 3 Service Ps
  • The latest thinking on Marketing Mix
  • Implementation – action plans
  • Control – KPIs and Measurements

Who’ll be presenting this session?

This engaging session is delivered by Lindsey Newman-Wood from Passion Marketing. She is a Marketing and Innovation Specialist, who is known for her enjoyable and practical workshops. Lindsey is passionate about inspiring businesses to create impactful marketing campaigns and has a wealth of experience helping organisations of all sizes across a variety of sectors ensure their brand strategy delivers measurable results.

This presentation is delivered in partnership with Business Gateway Growth Hub and Passion Marketing and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Places are limited and priority will be given to trading SMEs based in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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