units

MKX5521

Faculty of Business and Economics

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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 Erica Brady

Offered

Caulfield

  • Summer semester A 2016 (Day)
  • Trimester 2 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit is designed to expose students to the thinking of some of the world's leading marketers. Building on previous knowledge gained in earlier marketing units students will analyse the critical factors associated with marketing in a global arena. Students gain a practical understanding of these issues in a global context through the visitation program which forms an integral part of this unit.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. appraise global marketing and the forces impacting marketing at a global level
  2. evaluate basic theories and concepts relevant to global marketing and analyse how these theories and concepts can provide insight into and an understanding of marketing in a global context
  3. compare and analyse a number of senior marketing manager's perspectives and marketing strategies
  4. evaluate the importance of cross cultural issues on marketing and their impact on global marketing strategy
  5. develop excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to interact in a professional environment with senior managers.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

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)

Mr David Toleman (Summer Semester A)

Prerequisites

30 points from graduate marketing units including MKX9160.