units

MKW3440

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
OfferedMalaysia First semester 2015 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2015 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Fandy Tjiptono

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.

Outcomes

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: 40%

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

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

Prohibitions