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Four big trends driving agility in market research

Every business wants to be ‘agile’ in today’s hyper-accelerated world. But what does that mean? Fast, iterative and adaptive agile research is a non-negotiable for companies moving into the next era of innovation work, says Nick Coates. The Agile Manifesto was developed by frustrated software developers in 2001. Instead of…

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Understanding Strategic Brand Management

Brand terminology and marketing jargon baffles even the most seasoned marketers. In today’s post we attempt to clarify commonly confused terms like branding, marketing and marketing communications. What is Marketing? If you are confused by ‘what marketing is?’ it’s because marketers often define what they do differently. The…

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Marketing gold at the tips of mobile fingers

Opinions offer brands an opportunity to tap into the minds of consumers who now, more than ever before, demand authentic communication and transparency from the makers of the products and services they use, writes Tanya van Tonder. Access to social media has elevated consumers over corporate marketing. Armed with…

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Business Management as a career

Every operation needs skilled business managers in order to succeed in the cut-throat industry, whether it’s a major corporation or an independent business. Business management is a wide field that incorporates many types of management positions all with the potential to become high-level executives. Only motivated, organised personalities will thrive…

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Death of all salesmen: Waiting for the final curtain to fall?

In February 1949 Arthur Miller’s most famous and now much celebrated play, Death of a Salesman first opened at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway. The story focuses on the last 24 hours of salesman Willy Loman’s life, tackling major themes including loss of identity, superficial ideals and a man’s appetite for accepting…

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Finding a balance between volume, cost and quality

Finding a balance between volume, cost and quality  How often have you heard the Sales Manager screaming for more high quality leads, while in the background the Financial Manager is demanding cheaper leads and higher conversions? For Digital Marketers that have bravely ventured into the world of Search Engine Marketing…

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What is the IMM Job Market

This initiative aims to match current as well as past students (alumni) with employers who have vacancies in their organisations. As the IMM Graduate School mainly offers qualifications in marketing, business and supply chain, we would be looking at vacant positions, internships and graduate programmes in these disciplines only.

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It’s all about engagement

At IMM Graduate School we are on a mission to engage with our students. Whether you are an alumnus, current or prospective student, we want to ensure effective communication between us. Not only do we want to keep you in the know regarding news and events at the IMM, but…

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Ethics in Business

Ethics in Business Moral or ethical problems can and do arise in a business environment. Ethical behaviour and corporate social responsibility should be common practice in any business. Here we provide seven principles of ethics that can be applied as a starting point to ethics in business. These seven principles…

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Distance Learning with IMM Graduate School

Have you asked yourself where you want to be in five years’ time? That’s a question we ask ourselves throughout our lives.  Probably the most common answer is to secure your future and have a well-paid job, or in many instances, running your own business. Of course, the trigger here…

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