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BDT 140 - Marketing and Operations Management

Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Description: This course provides students with an introduction to the business of commercial alcoholic beverage production, its historical development and the planning and resources required to market and distribute brewed or distilled products. Emphasis is placed on the nature of the craft beverage market including trends that drive the industry and the consumer. The history of the 3-Tier System, Control State regulations and liquor control laws that shape the nature of manufacturing, distributing and retailing alcoholic beverages and their effects on marketing strategies are examined, including development of strategies and how to set appropriate levels of promotional effort, pricing and other considerations for generating sales.

Prerequisites: Students must be at least 18 years of age to take this course [MCL 436.1703 Section 703, (13)].
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Fall, Winter
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