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MKX2300

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Marketing
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Munyaradzi Nyadzayo

Synopsis

The unit is designed to develop students understanding of the role of marketing in contemporary professional service organisations (including legal, medical and institutional services) and to introduce basic concepts in marketing management in these types of organisations. Students will be able to identify particular characteristics and skills relevant to marketing the professional services. Students will become aware of client studies and market research techniques currently in use within professional services environment. Case studies of successful marketing activities is critical, professional, and ethical debates, in relation to marketing professional services will be introduced.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine the role and influences of marketing in the professional service firm and context
  2. explain the key concepts upon which the practice of professional service marketing is based
  3. apply key concepts in analysing a range of professional services marketing problems and issues.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours class contact or equivalent per week