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e-Promotion: A Revolution In Technical Education Evolution

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  • Prashant Mahajan

    () (R. C. Patel Institute of Technology, Shirpur)

  • Suresh Golahit

    (KVPS's SPDM College, Shirpur)

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Despite of increasing pressure related to enrollment in Technical Education, some Institutes of Technical Education, successfully have taken on a corporate mentality to attract and retain high-quality students through their e-Promotion. Successful branding and marketing strategies have become most important for the Institutes of Technical Education to appeal to a growing and diversified student and to differentiate from competitors. Effective branding can be helpful in increasing enrollment and in developing relationships and bonding. This article explores internet based promotions that Technical Education institutes have focused on branding and marketing initiatives and its influence on the students in selecting institute. It also focuses on effectiveness of internet based promotions. The research study showed that Institute Website and Social Networking are the most influential promotion tools for making their decision of selection than the other traditional promotion tools. In addition, these tools are reported to be very powerful and effective in making satisfaction of decision of selection which is highly associated with such a promotion tools. More surprisingly, it is found to be productive in the rural area. This article presents an adaptation of established qualitative research methodsby a survey (through a structured questionnaire) of students who are presently enrolled (Current-students) and those who have completed their study (Post-students) belonging to the institutes offering Technical Education situated in Khandesh region of India and affiliated to the North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon. The survey is delimited to the enrollments of Technical Education belonging to North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon and located in Khandesh region of India.

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  • Prashant Mahajan & Suresh Golahit, 2017. "e-Promotion: A Revolution In Technical Education Evolution," Post-Print hal-01483672, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-01483672
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    Satisfaction; Technical Education; Enrollments; e-Promotion; Promotion Mix;

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