MKTG 1008 Marketing Principles (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700001

Coordinator Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Description Marketing Principles is an introductory marketing unit that delivers an overview of the marketing process and how it works within the field of business. This unit examines how organisations use marketing decisions to satisfy customer needs and deliver value. Areas of study include market segmentation and positioning; market planning; product decisions and new product development; branding; customer decision processes, channels of distribution; promotion and advertising; pricing strategies; and customer information management. The unit provides a foundation for those students in the marketing major; however it also provides a broad overview for those who seek a general understanding of the topic.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects MKTG 1006 - Marketing Principles
MKTG 1007 - Marketing Principles (Creative Industries)

Restrictions Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College. Students enrolled in extended diplomas must pass 40 credit points from the preparatory subjects listed in the program structure prior to enrolling in this University level subject.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Identify important marketing concepts, frameworks and theories
  2. Apply marketing concepts, theories and frameworks to different case situations
  3. Illustrate the contribution of marketing to achieving business objectives
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of how marketing creates value in a societal context and for non-profit organisations.
  5. Express and debate ideas on a broad range of marketing issues.

Subject Content

marketing concepts and terminology;
environmental analysis and decision aids;
marketing research and information systems;
market segmentation and target markets;
buyer behaviour;
designing a marketing mix; and
marketing strategies, planning and implementation.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Poster Presentation Group Project (1000 words) Presentation ( 20 minutes) 25 N Group
Assignment 1500 words 25 N Individual
Final exam 2 hours 50 Y Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Bankstown

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Bankstown

Day

Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Bankstown

Day

Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

Day

Subject Contact Bader Mehdi Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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