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Funeral Merchandising


Presents a study of marketing and merchandising techniques analogous to small business and the funeral profession in particular. The student will have the opportunity to study casket and burial vault construction, pricing methods, merchandising, and sales techniques, and the counselor's presentation of goods and services to client families. The course will utilize theory and role-playing to convey knowledge and self-confidence. The course will include: basic terminology; financing and pricing; organization and management; personnel management; and specific theories inherent to the funeral service. Note: This course was previously listed as MOR 215.