Marketing for small projects


The Guidance and Guidance Unit, in cooperation with the Guidance and Guidance Center at the Deanship of Student Affairs and the Center for Talent and Creativity, organized a lecture entitled "Marketing for Small Projects", presented by Assistant Professor, Department of Administrative Sciences and Technology, Dr. Anjam Othman Ahmed. I spoke about the axes of the objectives, which included the definition of the reasons for interest in the marketing of small project Kingdom Vision 2030 and Small Enterprises

Introducing the concept of projects focusing on small projects

Introducing Small Business Support Programs in Saudi Arabia

Identify the types and benefits of small enterprises and the key elements of their management and the reasons for their failure

Introducing the concept of marketing and how to develop effective marketing plans for the small projec

She reviewed the Kingdom's vision for small projects, which she reviewed in several points including:

The vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is based on three axes:

The vital community

 The economy is booming

The ambitious homelan

She also talked about how to transform the economy into a prosperous economy that is not totally dependent on oil as an income source. It is necessary to create an attractive environment for investment, increase productivity, enhance competitiveness and shift from consumption to production. This requires increasing small and medium enterprises,

Building a strong economic base, creating jobs for citizens

Her Excellency was impressed by the meaning of small projects as she knew that "the project is a legal entity seeking profit.

As well as the characteristics of the project, including

One goal (profit)

Physical and human elements

Management and information syste

She also mentioned SME support programs in Saudi Arabia, including the SME Financing Program, the Centennial Fund, the Bader Program, the Project Sponsorship Program, the Young Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Program, the King Salman Entrepreneurship Institute

It also reviewed the advantages of small projects. These projects are characterized by geographic spread, which helps to reduce disparities. These projects provide goods and services to low-income groups of the society and preserve traditional works

It also helps large projects in some marketing activities, distribution, maintenance and spare parts industry. Which enables large enterprises to focus on the main activities, also can be a source of innovation and innovation and contribute to the creation of administrative and technical cadres.

Some examples and forms of small-scale projects, such as the design of accounting programs, the manufacture of car accessories, wedding events, advertising design, the drawing and shaping of children's bedrooms, the project of preparing land and summer trips

Processing of brochures, school and university cafeterias, design of women's models, training center for businesswomen

The basic elements of SME management also mentioned the regulatory framework such as information system (market - competitors - prices - funding opportunities - youth funders), technical study, market study, financial study

She also spoke about the reasons for the failure of small projects and mentioned several reasons I listed them in several points as follows:

Do not study the market

  Lack of marketing information system

Lack of managerial and practical experience

  More than the domestic market

  High production costs

  Higher prices due to higher cost

  Non-conformity to specifications

  Low quality

  The product is not suitable for tastes

It is simply defined as collecting market information in terms of consumer trends and their age, social and economic segments in areas where the product will be sold mainly

Obtain studies of economic growth and inflation expectations, such as rising prices, salaries, and state trends in investment in general

-Study of the product through examination of the market y

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