Agribusiness Marketing

Subject 208-162 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures and 36 hours of tutorials
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 207-165 Rural Economics
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Ms Ros Gall
Subject Overview:

This subject introduces students to the economic importance of marketing activities. The subject takes a 'real world' approach to agribusiness marketing, ensuring students are familiar with the relationship of the Australian agribusiness sector with the global environment, and the importance of this relationship and international trade to the sector and the economy.

On completion of the subject students should be able to:

  • characterise marketing decisions for an individual firm;

  • develop marketing plans for specific agribusiness firms;

  • develop strategic plans for a specific agribusiness firm;

  • apply market research techniques; and

  • apply effective communication tools in agribusiness problem solving.

Assessment: A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (60% of final marks), and two 1500-word assignments (20% each of final marks).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

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Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

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Related Course(s): Associate Degree in Agriculture

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