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MRKT6008 - Marketing Essentials with Tech

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Title:Marketing Essentials with Tech
Long Title:Marketing Essentials with Tech
Module Code:MRKT6008
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Marketing & Advertising
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Pio Fenton
Module Author: Vivienne Griffin
Module Description: This module introduces the student to the principles and concepts of marketing whilst emphasising the role of technology in current marketing practice. The module introduces students to various aspects of marketing such as the marketing environment, and how data can be collected and utilised to solve marketing problems. This will be viewed in terms of consumer behaviour, customer experience and segmenting and targeting customers.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Discuss the principles and core concepts of marketing with an emphasis on the role of technology.
LO2 Discuss the importance of environmental analysis at a micro and macro level in a range of industry types.
LO3 Critique qualitative and quantitative modes of research to explain how data can be collected and used to make smart marketing decisions.
LO4 Discuss the various approaches to market segmentation, targeting and positioning and critique the role of technology to enact this process.
LO5 Evaluate the consumer decision making process and the factors that influence buyer behaviour with particular emphasis on customer experience in a digital environment.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
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Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Marketing Theory, Principles and Concepts
Definition of marketing, the historical development of marketing, the marketing mix, and how firms are using technology to engage in more effective marketing practice.
The Marketing Environment
The importance of environmental analysis, micro and macro forces, social responsibility, ethical marketing practices and how technology is transforming the global marketplace.
Market Research
The market research process, including research strategies and research methods. An examination of the changing nature of market research through the use of technology.
Consumer Behaviour
Factors influencing consumer decision making, such as personal, social and psychological. The consumer decision making process, online customer experience and the changing role of technology in consumer buyer behaviour.
Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning
Market segmentation, targeting, positioning and repositioning. The role of technology and data in assisting this process.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Students will examine a marketing topic. For example the 4 Ps of Marketing. Assignment to be issued by week 6. 1,2,3,4,5 30.0 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 70.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Students will be expected to do 4 hours of independent study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Students will be expected to do 4 hours of independent study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • John Fahy, David Jobber 2015, Foundations of Marketing, 5th Ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education [ISBN: 9780077167950]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • David Jobber, Fiona Ellis Chadwick 2016, Principles and Practices of Marketing, 6th Ed., McGraw-Hill [ISBN: 9780077174149]
  • Donal Rogan 2011, Marketing: An Introduction for Students in Ireland, 4th Ed. [ISBN: ISBN: 9780717149810]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BBISY_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems 2 Mandatory

Cork Institute of Technology
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