This unit provides an introduction to the marketing function of the organisation. Identifying and meeting the needs of clients and customer groups is critical to achieving organisational goals. This unit of study provides an overview of the theories and principles of marketing which are supported by marketing science. The focus is on how organisations identify the needs of their target markets, understand the buying behaviour of their target markets, and develop a marketing mix to satisfy the needs and wants of these markets. While the course has a theoretical base that is underpinned by a marketing science approach, practical application of the concepts of marketing science is an essential element.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):