Theory in Marketing

Course code MKTG4000
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course provides both theoretical and applied perspectives on marketing theory and concepts. These perspectives include the historical development of marketing thought, and contemporary debates on theory and practice in specialist areas of the discipline. As well as providing substantial insights into the foundations and evolution of marketing, the course aims to foster skills in critical thinking, synthesis and articulation of ideas and arguments, and the effectiveness of applying marketing theory in specific contexts.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Outline the history and development of marketing thought

2. Develop and support an argument for a particular interpretation of marketing

3. Discuss and contribute to contemporary debates in marketing theory

4. Critique the application and usefulness of specialist marketing theory

5. Contribute to and evaluate the translation of marketing theory into practice

Content

Topics in this course include:

  1. Introduction to Honours in Marketing
  2. The Development of Marketing Thought
  3. Service Dominant Logic and the Future of Marketing
  4. Marketing and Value/Value Creation
  5. Seminal and Contemporary Consumer Behaviour Theory
  6. Retail Theory - Store Design and Atmospherics

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) program.

Assumed Knowledge

Entry to the Honours program, with a major in Marketing, or approval by the Head of School.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Critiques

Essay: Essay on ┬┐Theory and Practice┬┐

Contact Hours

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for 12 Weeks

Seminars will be held for 2 hours on six occasions during the semester.