The defining feature of the internet era is a shift in power from companies to individuals. The customer journey is likely to start with finding out about a brand and end with telling other people about it. The customer experience today is a powerful means of differentiating one brand from another but many companies have been slow to recognise how fundamental the customer experience is to business success. Research regularly confirms that organizations able to skilfully manage the entire customer experience reap enormous rewards: enhanced customer satisfaction, reduced churn, increased revenue, and greater employee satisfaction. This course builds an understanding of the customer journey on the way to purchase and after.