units

MKF3121

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
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Jane CarrollDr Erica Brady (Second Semester)

Synopsis

The development of corporate marketing strategies; marketing planning procedure; evaluation and control in marketing planning; Australian case studies in corporate marketing planning and strategy. Concepts of product management; designing a product strategy; monitoring planning/marketing.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define the relationship between corporate planning and marketing planning in a business environment
  2. demonstrate the relationship between corporate objective setting and marketing objective setting
  3. construct or prepare a marketing plan, which incorporates the specific elements of the marketing mix to achieve specific marketing objectives
  4. develop and enhance appropriate written and oral communications and analytical skills required for the effective presentation of a marketing plan
  5. understand how a marketing plan is implemented in practice

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 MKF1120, MKF2111 and any two other marketing units.

Prohibitions