units

MKW3301

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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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
OfferedNot offered in 2015

Synopsis

An in-depth analysis of the marketing techniques that apply to service organisations and industries including service design and delivery, customer service, service quality measurement and internal marketing.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define and explain service and understand the implications of this on marketing, buyer behaviour, classification of services and internationalising services
  2. design a service using blueprinting and the servuction model, including managing service encounters and building loyalty
  3. develop and implement promotional, pricing, product, distribution strategies for a service giving consideration to the demand management and service positioning implications
  4. explain the importance of the measurement of service quality, giving consideration to relationship marketing theory, complaint handling and service recovery.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Prerequisites