- Code MKTG3033
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Management
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Marketing
- Areas of interest Marketing
- Work Integrated Learning Simulation/Virtual
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2024
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Marketing communication is a dynamic industry, which continues to change and adapt to new technologies, media consumption patterns and communication interfaces between marketers and their target markets. Central to the course is the idea of Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC). This includes developing an understanding of the many tools available in marketing communication — advertising, direct mail, cause marketing, social media, email, SEO, content marketing. Integrated marketing communications (IMC) integrates these various marketing communications tools to provide clarity, consistency, and maximum communications impact by providing consumers, customers or other stakeholders with information in formats that resonate. The IMC course will examine the processes by which integrated marketing communications programs are planned, developed, and executed, as well as the various factors and considerations that influence the process.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Appreciate the ways that strategic communication influences and persuades an organisation's stakeholders;
- Identify and explain key aspects of the development, and principles and practices, of marketing communications;
- Appraise a specific Integrated Marketing Communications campaign, including media strategy, target market selection, message content and evaluation criteria;
- Discuss the role of the agency and identify the challenges that exist in client-agency relationships; and
- Explain and illustrate Integrated Marketing Communication decision-making and planning.
Work Integrated Learning
The Creative or The Agency - Individual
The Creative, based on the famous and industry leading education program, Award School, and Stanford's D-School, is an in room task where students will be asked to complete a creative task during the seminar time. This will usually involve hard copy (materials will be provided) and should be seen as a form of a mini-quiz or assessment task. The tasks will be similar to what students may expect to do if working for a real agency and will meet the learning objectives through a creative expression of knowledge and understanding of course content. For example, making a hard copy ad in a limited time.
You will assume the role of an Integrated Marketing Communications agency.
Your agency will be tasked with coming up with answers to questions and tasks that will be given to you in seminars 5,6 and 9 and 10.
Some of these tasks are practical and some will require a written answer of up to 600 words by the following week, and may be completed on a blog for those seeking to add to their portfolio for employers. Examples of blogs from previous years will be provided* (*if still publicly available). Your blog address will be provided via Wattle so your competing agencies can see your work, which is reflective of current industry practice for obvious reasons.
These tasks will be aligned specifically with (all of) the learning objectives for the course, and therefore will provide a chance to obtain feedback on your learning through the course.
Your agency will need to create a blog to assist with meeting communication objectives, developing a profile for clients, and, where requested, to provide answers to questions. You should also see a blog as providing you with a practical portfolio of your work for future employers. In the last three years the top 5 blogs were critical in securing jobs in marketing and advertising, including with leading international brands.
The Campaign - Group
This individual task will require you to create 10 content items for a brand from a selected list of topics which will be made available from the end of week 5 onwards.
Part of the task will also require you to provide advertisements and/or storyboards, for outdoor, traditional and new media types. The specific advertisements required will be contextual to the topic you undertake but a full promotional strategy document of no more than 2500 words will need to be provided.
This course was formerly known as the 2000-level course by a different name (MKTG2033 Advertising). Students who have MKTG2033 in their Study Requirements are permitted to substitute with this course.
- Typical assessments may include, but is not restricted to: in-class exercises, written and oral assignments, quizzes, examinations, group project tasks, oral presentation, and other assessment deemed appropriate to show attainment of the learning outcomes set for the course. Further details will be made available via the Class Summary. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Students taking this course are expected to commit 130 hours to completing the work. For semester length offerings this will typically include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (excluding non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assessment work.
This course has no inherent requirements.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9089||22 Jul 2024||29 Jul 2024||31 Aug 2024||25 Oct 2024||In Person||N/A|