• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Marketing
  • Areas of interest Marketing
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Alexander Tietge
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2024
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The need for specialised skills in Services Marketing has grown in recognition of the important role of services in advanced economies. This course addresses the essential nature of services and the role of service quality. Employees' role in service delivery and the emotional load for service workers form an important focus of the course. Service sector firms face increased competition and more demanding customers.  Marketers need to develop a distinct set of competencies to design, mange and evaluate the processes and performances that comprise the service offering.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Define, explain and illustrate services marketing concepts, including the services marketing mix, and their application to profit oriented and non-profit service delivery;
  2. Synthesise and relate theory from a range of academic sources to services marketing conceptual frameworks;
  3. Consider the key elements underpinning the design, planning and implementation of services marketing plans and strategies;
  4. Critically evaluate case studies, identifying and analysing problems and then making recommendations for practical implementation; and,
  5. Communicate effectively, individually and in teams, in oral presentation and written forms using the concepts and terminology of the marketing discipline.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 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]
  2. Teamwork assessment task. Further details, including % value, will be made available via the Class Summary (0) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  3. Oral assessment task. Further details, including % value, will be made available via the Class Summary (0) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

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Workload

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.

Inherent Requirements

This course has no inherent requirements.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MKTG7023.

Prescribed Texts

Information about the prescribed textbook (if any) will be made available via the Class Summary.

Fees

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

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
34
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found 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
2024 $4680
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2024 $6000
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8518 22 Jul 2024 29 Jul 2024 31 Aug 2024 25 Oct 2024 In Person N/A

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