This course is an overview of marketing from a managerial perspective. Emphasis is placed on customer-oriented marketing strategies as well as related product, distribution, promotional, and pricing decisions. Topics include the environment, global marketing, consumer behavior, business-to-business marketing, target market selection, e-business, marketing channels, advertising, marketing management, and marketing research. Social responsibility and ethical decision making is integrated throughout the course, and case studies with local, national, and international perspectives will be used.