Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours per semester, including self directed study/research.
Entry into Master of Commerce (Management)/Master of Commerce (Marketing) or Entry into B Com (Hons)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Liliana Bove
|Subject Overview:||This subject expands students’ knowledge of contemporary issues and practices in marketing. It includes topics such as customer value, sustainable branding, avatar marketing, cause marketing, social media engagement, crisis management, user contribution systems, service-profit chain, customer citizenship behaviour, customer misbehaviour and consumer privacy.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject a student should be able to: |
• Analyse and explain a broad range of contemporary issues, practices, models and phenomena in marketing.
• Evaluate and critique contemporary marketing practices and understand the best methods of implementation to maximize business performance.
• Analyse the potential impact of contemporary marketing practices on the well being of stakeholders and society.
• Present, analyse, discuss, evaluate, persuade, debate, decide and execute marketing initiatives within an organisation.
A 2-hour end of semester examination (50%), class participation (20%) and an assignment totalling not more than 3000 words due two weeks following the topic allocation (30%).
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||• High level of development: oral and written communication; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; receptiveness to alternative ideas. |
• Moderate level of development: written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; statistical reasoning; application of theory to practice; accessing data and other information from a range of sources.
• Some level of development: use of computer software, statistical reasoning
Master of Commerce (Management) |
Master of Commerce (Marketing)
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