Merced County Office of Education

Marketing Foundations-Community Classroom

​Marketing Foundations-Community Classroom

Teacher: Stephanie Austin
Phone: (209) 826-6033 x119
Class Description
College Credit is Available

Course objectives involve understanding the process of developing, promoting and distributing products to satisfy customers’ needs and wants. Students will build their knowledge of marketing on four foundations: economics, communication and interpersonal skills, business management, and entrepreneurship. Students will complete a career portfolio to prepare for entry into the competitive job market. Training will include instruction in the proper completion of resumes, applications and cover letters. Interviewing techniques and skills will be emphasized. This course also provides individualized community classroom instruction in the following areas: 1) Retail Sales and Merchandising, 2) Food and Beverage Industry, and 3) Inventory Control. Emphasis is placed on leadership skills and active participation in DECA is encouraged.

Teacher Information

Class Resources
Marketing Foundations-Community Classroom Brochure
College Articulation Information