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Marketing mix in a heterogenous higher education market: a case of Africa

Marketing mix in a heterogenous higher education market: a case of Africa

Ndofirepi, Elizabeth, Farinloye, Temitope and Mogaji, Emmanuel ORCID: 0000-0003-0544-4842 (2020) Marketing mix in a heterogenous higher education market: a case of Africa. In: Mogaji, Emmanuel ORCID: 0000-0003-0544-4842, Maringe, Felix and Hinson, Robert, (eds.) Understanding the Higher Education Market in Africa. Routledge Studies in Marketing . Routledge, Oxfordshire, UK. ISBN 978-0367344382

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Abstract

The chapter recognises that the higher education market in Africa is heterogeneous with different players across different countries on the continent. There are different expectations and marketing challenges, and with that understanding, this chapter does not provide a generalizable insight but is positioned as a theoretical paper which provides a foundation for future studies into understanding the higher education market in Africa. Recognising the increasingly important role that marketing is playing in student recruitment and brand awareness, this chapter provides a holistic understanding of the higher education market in Africa from a marketing perspective using the 7Ps of marketing, identifies key challenges within the market which presents strategic marketing implications and provides recommendation for managers and policymakers, which addresses the raised strategic marketing implications.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: African, higher education market, marketing mix, branding, position, competition
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2019 12:49
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/26190

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