6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
- October intake 2019 (On-campus)
Introduction to marketing activities undertaken by business, government, profit, non profit organisations. Marketing theory, the marketing concept and its evolution from a strategic and applied perspective; development of corporate and marketing strategic plans; analysis of an organisation and marketing's role, value-exchange processes, buyer behaviour, marketing research and market analysis, the marketing environment, the use of marketing decision making tools; product concepts, strategies and development; distribution, pricing and communication mix strategies; services marketing; marketing management, implementation and control processes and procedures.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- describe the key concepts upon which the practice of marketing is based
- recognise these concepts in the marketplace and in everyday life
- discuss the role and influence of marketing in the organisational environment
- discuss how key marketing concepts can be used in analysing a range of marketing problems.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
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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