Marketing Channels

Subject MKTG90010 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 2, Parkville - 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: One 3-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment: Approximately 2.5 hours of personal study per hour of class time is required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview: The subject analyses the environment of business marketing and business markets. It assesses the characteristics of business marketing and examines the market opportunities for business-to-business marketing. Other topics include relationship strategies for business markets; e-Business strategies for business markets; purchasing and materials management; organizational buying behaviour; business marketing channels; the role of personal selling and sales management in business-to-business marketing; business marketing strategies for global markets; and the use of e-Business strategies in global markets.
Objectives: On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • Make informative and strategic decisions in a business-to-business environment utilizing the concept of value;
  • Analyse cases that rely on value to make decisions on whether to introduce a new product or service to a business customer;
  • Critically evaluate and integrate various business marketing theories and tactics;
  • Competently assess business relationships using business-to-business models and concepts.
  • 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%)
  • Written assignments not exceeding 5000 words (50%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Compiling data to construct a value model to make strategic decisions;
  • Comprehend and apply cases and readings that make heavy use of value in decision-making;
  • Improved teamwork skills through group projects;
  • Skills in effective and persuasive presentation and communication of a technical solution to non-technical audience.
Related Course(s): Graduate Certificate in Marketing Management
Master of Applied Commerce (International)
Master of Applied Commerce (Marketing)
Master of Applied Commerce (Marketing)
Master of Management (Marketing)

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