The demand for trained, experienced and effective marketing practitioners is growing.
Marketing is a discipline that seeks to ‘make sense’ of the commercial world around us, a skill that can benefit any enterprise. As such, more and more firms (including government agencies and non-profit organisations) are seeking people capable of putting marketing theory into practice by formulating and implementing effective marketing plans.
This unit introduces you to the theories underpinning marketing strategy, and their role in the development of an effective marketing plan. This unit also allows you to integrate and apply the knowledge gained in your previous studies to solve real-world marketing problems.
|Unit name||Marketing Management|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Balkrushna Potdar|Doctor Lin Yang|Doctor Lingling Gao|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania and Third Party ()|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||12/9/2022||5/10/2022||27/10/2022||11/12/2022|
|Shanghai Semester 2||21/2/2022||22/3/2022||1/1/1970||27/5/2022|
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- Explain the theories and concepts of marketing strategy.
- Apply marketing strategy theory and independent research to contemporary marketing strategy issues.
- Communicate marketing strategy theory and practice.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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PrerequisitesBMA151 or BMA251 or ZAA104 or ZAA134
4 Workshops of 180 minutes each.
|Assessment||Strategic Analysis Report (35%)|Strategic Marketing Plan (35%)|Pitch Presentation (30%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
A comprehensive list of required readings and recommended readings will be provided on MyLO. You will need the following text:
Marshall, Greg W. and Johnston, Mark. W. (2015), Marketing Management, 2nd ed. McGraw Hill Education, New York, USA.
Reading Lists provide direct access to all material on unit reading lists in one place. This includes eReadings and items in Reserve. You can access the Reading List for this unit from the link in MyLO, or by going to the Reading Lists page on the University Library website.
Aaker, David A. (2008), Chapter 9: Building and Managing Brand Equity, Strategic Marketing Management, 8th ed, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp.157-175.
Best, Roger J. (2009), Chapter 9: Marketing Channels and Channel Mapping, Market-Based Management: Strategies for Growing Customer Value and Profitability, 5th ed., Pearson Prentice-Hall, pp.279-305.
Cravens, David W. and Piercy, Nigel F. (2009), Chapter 11: Pricing Strategy, Strategic Marketing, 9th ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, pp.347-371
Crawford, C. Merle and Di Benedetto, C. Anthony (2006), Chapter 2: The New Products Process, New Products Management, 8th ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, pp.23-40, 45-46.
Ferrell, O.C. and Hartline, M.D. (2013), Marketing strategy, 6th ed, Cengage Learning, Mason, OH.
Guiltinan, Joesph P. and Paul, Gordon W. (2005), Chapter 3: Marketing Analysis, Marketing Management Strategies and Programs, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill, pp.51-80.
Healy, Genevieve (2008), Chapter 10: Marketing Program Evaluation, Strategic Marketing Analysis, Thomson, pp.179-201.
Kotler, Philip and Keller, Kevin Lane (2009), Chapter 17: Designing and Managing Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Management, 13th Edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall, pp.486-495.
Kotler, Philip and Kevin Lane Keller (2009), Chapter 18: Managing Mass Communications, Marketing Management, 13th ed., Pearson Prentice-Hall, pp.496-529.
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