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MKW3440

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2011 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Margaret Matanda; Dr Khong Kok Wei (Malaysia)

Synopsis

Corporate strategy and marketing strategy, strategic perspectives on buyer behaviour, strategic use of marketing mix variables such as communication, pricing, distribution, product, external and internal decision environments, market position and analysis, corporate and marketing strategic direction, managing marketing strategy -- planning and control.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. critically analyse the effectiveness of marketing strategy at different levels of the organisation using case studies
  2. apply marketing theories and model to analysing and formulating marketing strategy analysis and formulation processes
  3. assess the role of segmentation, targeting and positioning strategy and the marketing mix elements in the strategy making process
  4. formulate and recommend strategic solutions that add measurable value to the organisations used in case studies
  5. examine the feasibility of implementing and controlling chosen marketing strategies.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (3 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Margaret Matanda

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed MKG2420 or MKW2420 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

MKC3130, MKF3131, MKG3440