MKTG5408 Marketing Analysis and Planning

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Online timetabled 100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Multi-mode Multiple modes of delivery. Unit includes a mix of online and on-campus study requirements. On campus attendance for some activities is required to complete this unit.
Content
This unit focuses on the use of traditional and contemporary planning tools and techniques for making sense of changing marketing environments. The unit extends fundamental marketing skills such as analysis of market research data, brand design, advertising, segmentation, targeting and positioning, and the development of a marketing plan, and emphasises a broader strategic focus such as identifying and developing sustainable competitive advantages.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate the ability to apply a broad, coherent and in-depth knowledge of foundational and contemporary marketing theories, concepts, practical principles, and processes; (2) obtain, analyse and interpret data relevant to making evidence-based decisions in emerging or new marketing tasks in complex contexts; (3) exercise judgement to recommend appropriate solutions for emerging or new marketing tasks in complex contexts; and (4) demonstrate the ability to produce clear and concise written communication in a complex marketing context to specialists and non-specialists.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation; (2) group project; and (3) test. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Oliver Rahn
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
MKTG5561 Marketing Management. This is a capstone unit. Students should enrol in this unit towards the completion of the course.
Contact hours
lecture/seminar/tutorial: up to 3 hours per week
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