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MART304 Sales and Sales Management

An introduction to the theory and practice of selling and sales management, integrating these concepts into the ’best practice’ of modern business.

This paper introduces the theories and practices of sales and sales management. It aims to teach students to integrate sales and sales management concepts within the marketing function.

Paper title Sales and Sales Management
Paper code MART304
Subject Marketing
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $912.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Two of (MART 201, MART 202, MART 203) or two of (MART 201, MART 210, MART 211, MART 212)
Schedule C
Teaching staff

Dr Mathew Parackal

Teaching Arrangements
Every week students must attend one 110-minute lecture and participate in one tutorial when scheduled.

SPIN Selling by Neil Rackham.

Buttle, F., (2009). Customer relationship management: concepts and technologies (2nd ed.). London:Butterworth Heinemann.

Course outline
View the course outline for MART 304
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to:

  • Integrate knowledge of marketing, strategic planning and other managerial skills into contemporary sales practices
  • Prepare a sales plan
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills
  • Problem-solve within a sales context
  • Have an insight into the complex and dynamic issues facing sales managers
  • Recognise the ethical issues in sales and sales management
  • Cultivate sales skills
  • Understand the importance of cultivating long-term relationships with different segments of customers

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Semester 1

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Monday 16:00-17:50 9-14, 16-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Friday 10:00-11:50 10-13
T2 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 10-14
T3 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 10-14
T4 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 10-14
T5 Friday 14:00-15:50 10-13