units

MKF5371

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Marketing

Coordinator(s)

Dr Samir Gupta

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2016 (On-campus split block of classes)
  • Second semester 2016 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

This unit is designed for students operating in a business-to-business (as opposed to a business-to-consumer) marketing environment. The various approaches the business-to-business marketing are reviewed, including the business-to-business marketing mix, operating in networks, the use of relationships, managing multiple channels, and segmentation of business-to business customers. The focus of the course is on developing strategies for business-to-business markets. The unit features both lectures, and tutorials, where students are encouraged to examine the practical application of business-to-business marketing principles.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply the concepts and theories of business-to-business marketing from a manager's perspective
  2. explain the knowledge of the evolution of business-to-business marketing thought
  3. analyse the basic techniques and tools of business-to-business marketing as applied to the current and likely future Australian and international business environment
  4. formulate, implement and present business-to-business marketing strategies.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Students must have passed one of the following before undertaking this unit: MBA9006, MBA5906, MKX5461, MKF5461, MKX9160, MKF5916, MKX5955 or MKX9550.

Prohibitions

MKX5371