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MART330 Special Topic: Current Issues in International Branding

Provides an understanding of strategies brands use to position themselves in relation to international markets in the context of global business. Considers the socio-political contexts of markets and cultural influences that affect strategic branding decisions.

Paper title Special Topic: Current Issues in International Branding
Paper code MART330
Subject Marketing
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Summer School (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $872.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,405.05

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54 200-level points
Schedule C

Teaching staff

Jerry Clode


No Textbook required. Readings will be advised on Blackboard.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of marketing and branding practice, demonstrating an ability to examine case studies and themes of how businesses have adapted to emerging socio-cultural dynamics and emerging market contexts.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the strategic challenges of branding internationally.
  • Be cultural cognizant and engaged with new dynamics in marketing and consumer engagement – including gender, ethnicity and identity.
  • Appreciate how audiences in recently developed and developing nations understand consumption differently to those in mature markets.
  • Use frameworks from which to assess and create relevant communications /experiences for divergent audiences and consumer segments.

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Summer School

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 11:00-12:50 2-5, 7
Wednesday 11:00-12:50 2-7