• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Marketing
  • Areas of interest Marketing

Marketing Strategy has been specifically designed for postgraduate students to develop their ability to think strategically and to plan and implement effective marketing strategies. Emphasis is placed upon market definition and analysis, segmentation, competitor analysis, targeting, and the strategic decisions involved in organizational structure and design.

The fundamental premise underlying market–oriented strategy is that the customers that constitute the market are the starting point in strategy formulation. A significant component of this course involves determining how companies become market oriented and how this drives their strategies based on a shared understanding of markets and competition.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe and explain a method of strategic thinking and a set of practical tools for marketing;
  2. critically evaluate a firm's marketing activity, based on diagnosis, measurement and analysis;
  3. frame and implement innovative marketing strategies; and,
  4. communicate effectively in oral and written forms about marketing strategy using appropriate concepts, logic and rhetorical conventions.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Marketing strategy online simulation - students compete in teams to manage the marketing tactics of a firm over an 8 year period & group learning portfolio (40%); individual learning portfolio (30%); final exam (30%).

It is a requirement of the course that students pass the final exam

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Workload

3 hour seminar plus private study time.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic knowledge of marketing (coursework equivalent of MKTG7001 Marketing or relevant work experience)

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4609 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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