Marketing Strategy Expert


SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Experts facilitate well-planned marketing strategies to satisfy the goals set by the Corporate Marketing Strategy or Business Unit/Geographic Strategies. Marketing Strategy is one of the most crucial Aspects of Sales and Marketing. SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Experts are able to define a product's or brand's unique value proposition, target markets and strategies to connect with defined audiences. Experts are able to specify the overall pricing and distribution strategies of a product or brand, and outline the objectives, metrics and budgets for all marketing activities. Successful candidates will be awarded the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Expert certification by SMstudy® after passing the exam.

Price (*ask for discount) 600 USD
Access Period 180 days

Prerequisite list

  • Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years work experience.
  • It is preferable to complete the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Specialist certification and study all processes in the SMstudy® Guide – Marketing Strategy book before applying for the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Expert certification.

Audience list

  • This certification is appropriate for Sales and Marketing Professionals and Specialists interested in becoming a Marketing Strategy Experts.

What is included

  • Online + VMEdu Mobile App
  • Videos
  • Engaging case studies
  • Chapter tests
  • Study guides and podcasts
  • Full-length simulated exam
  • Certification Exam

Certification Info

  • How To Earn?  You must complete the online course and pass the proctored online exam.
  • How To Maintain?  N/A

Certification Exam Format

  • Multiple Choice
  • 180 questions for the exam
  • One mark awarded for every right answer
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 240 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam

Retake policy

  • If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again by paying $60.

Enrollment Policy

  • You should pay the online course fee then the online course access will be granted to you within 1 week after receiving payment.
  • Course fee payment is not refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Course Outline

  • Evolution of Sales and Marketing
  • Corporate Strategy and its Relationship to Sales and Marketing
  • Aspects of Sales and Marketing
  • Levels of Sales and Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy Overview
Analyze Market Opportunity
  • Determine Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Determine Opportunities and Threats
Define Competition, Targeting and Positioning
  • Identify Competition
  • Select Target Segments
  • Create Differentiated Positioning
Determine Pricing and Distribution Strategies
  • Determine Pricing Strategies
  • Determine Distribution Strategies
Determine Metrics, Objectives, Marketing Aspects and Budget Allocation
  • Determine Metrics
  • Determine Objectives
  • Decide Marketing Aspects and Allocate Budget