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MKX9160

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (On-campus block of classes)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (DE-ONLINE)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (DE-ONLINE)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Gerri Spassova

Synopsis

Marketing activities undertaken by business and non-business organisations; value exchange concepts and processes; the marketing concept from a strategic and applied perspective; development of corporate and marketing strategic plans; analysis of an organisation's SBUs, product strategies and product development; use of marketing decision making tools at both an applied and strategic level; distribution, pricing and communication mix strategies; services marketing, individual and organisational buyer behaviour, marketing research and market analysis; marketing management, implementation and control processes and procedures.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine the role and influence of marketing in the context of the modern business
  2. explain the key concepts, models and theories upon which the practice of marketing is based
  3. apply key concepts, models and theories in the development of marketing plans and marketing planning
  4. assess the marketing challenges facing firms in a more competitive global market place.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Gerri Spassova

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

MKX9550