An introduction to marketing fundamental principles, the key impact of marketing in differing economic environments, and marketing communications in different business strategies.
The paper covers fundamental principles of marketing: understanding consumer learning and decision-making processes and how these may be influenced by marketing activities.
|Points||15 points 15 points 15 points 15 points 15 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (5 February 2018 - 30 March 2018), 2nd Non standard period (9 April 2018 - 1 June 2018), 4th Non standard period (13 August 2018 - 5 October 2018), 5th Non standard period (15 October 2018 - 7 December 2018), 1st Non standard period (11 June 2018 - 27 July 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,143.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,805.00|
- Limited to
- DipBusAdmin, MBA, PGDipHealMgt, MHealSc
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Susan Steer
- Course Reader
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication,
critical thinking, information literacy, self-motivation, teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- This paper acts as a basic introduction to marketing. After covering the purpose of
marketing and how marketing fits into the business organisation and into society,
the paper goes into consumer learning and decision-making processes and how these
may be influenced by marketing activities.
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able:
- To understand the concepts of marketing as it applies to business
- To consider the key impacts of marketing in differing economic environments
- To explore the need for market research
- To understand customer behaviour and apply that knowledge to business strategy
- To consider business buying behaviours and their impacts
- To explore segmentation, targeting and positioning and how they impact business
- To understand marketing communications in a number of different forms
- To align new products and pricing strategies within a number of differing businesses