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MN50525: Global marketing

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 30%, EX 70%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 30%)
  • Examination (EX 70%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: While taking this unit you must take MN50450
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:

* To provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the marketing issues in the development of global marketing activities and the role of marketing in society as the organization seeks profitable relationships.
* To enable students to confidently analyse relevant challenges and seek viable solutions that will help to solve marketing problems in order to facilitate the achievement of an organization's global marketing objectives.
* To deepen student awareness and understanding of the complexities associated with delivering products and services while developing profitable relationships in the global marketing environment.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of this unit students will be able to:
* Understand the key marketing issues, dilemmas and choices facing corporations involved in global business.
* Understand and demonstrate how the environmental and corporate elements of an organization's culture and experience help shape the marketing decisions facing a global company.
* Be able to critically evaluate and argue the appropriateness of varying global marketing objectives.

* Ability to engage and demonstrate in critical thinking and evaluation skills (T, F, A)
* Ability to shape, progress and then defend a coherent argument (T, F, A)
* Ability to communicate complex data clearly and precisely (T, F)
* Self-management, time management and team working skills (F)
* Develop the ability to reflect on earlier knowledge and practice and integrate the new with past experience and effectively apply it to present situations (F)
* The facility to communicate and defend ideas (F/A).

The Global Marketing Environment
* Key concepts
* Politics of Globalization/Competitive environment
* Culture
Global Market Development
* Market Research
* Market Entry Methods
Global Marketing Management
* Product decisions
* Global advertising and promotional issues
* Distribution and Pricing issues
* Developing Strategic Objectives.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN50525 is Optional on the following programmes:

School of Management
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.