Data-Driven Approaches to CRM
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The firm’s ability to successfully manage its relationships with customers presents an essential source of competitive advantage – especially in a connected world. In this course, we will focus on customer centricity as a core concept in relationship marketing. Furthermore, we will discuss how a customer-centric view influences all stages of customer relationships. Learners will also define and calculate several customer-based metrics and embrace their added value to the firm’s financial indicators.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Embrace relationship marketing as an important source of sustainable competitive advantage for companies, with increasing relevance in today‚Äôs world;
  • Define relationship marketing and strategic customer relationship management and identify the conceptual differences between relationship marketing and other strategies, such as branding or promotional marketing.
  • Explain key differences between product-centric and customer-centric views;
  • Evaluate relationship strategies for customer-centric acquisition, retention, and relationship development approaches;
  • Discuss how customer-based metrics complement financial indicators of the firm;
  • Apply customer centricity through real-life case examples and develop and unfold relationship marketing through a marketing simulation.