MKTG5501 Integrated Marketing Communications

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 1UWA (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 1UWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
Advertising and sales promotion can be powerful influences of choice behaviour when applied at the appropriate time and to the right audience. International and subcultural markets introduce additional economic, cultural, technological, legal and political factors that further complicate the ability to provide an effective integrated marketing communications strategy for the firm, agency or group. This unit reviews the various approaches and philosophies of the marketing communications task and develops a format for developing effective strategies within ethical and legal boundaries.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate understanding of the key principles and elements of integrated marketing communications (IMC); (2) analyse the market data and evaluate the effectiveness of IMC; (3) develop IMC strategies for optimising communication efforts; and (4) demonstrate the ability produce written communication related to IMC or its component(s).
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) class participation; (2) examination; and (3) group project. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Fang Liu (S1)
Contact hours
contact hours: up to 3 hours per week
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