MGT-401 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Eckardt Thilo Hans Martin

Langue: Anglais

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

This course teaches students the power of building and implementing marketing strategies in order to help businesses to commercialize successfully their technological innovations. It offers a large overview of modern marketing and is not suited for students with advances marketing knowledge.

Content

Keywords

Marketing, marketing strategy, strategic innovation, technology commercialization, new product development, distribution, sales management

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Even though this course offers a large overview of modern marketing practises, a high interest and a basic understanding of marketing is very helpfull.

Important concepts to start the course

Library and online research techniques, ability to work in a group environment - we have a large real life group case.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Identify factors that influence successful new product and service introductions
  • Perform market and data research to assess opportunities
  • Apply tools and techniques of conducting marketing research
  • Develop a strong strategic and operational marketing planing
  • Present and defend ideas in front of a group of peers and managers
  • Remember the necessary strategic components create relevant customer value
  • Compare market opportunities and make strategic choices
  • Choose relevant elements for their individual marketing mix set-up

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Collect data.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Teaching methods

A mix of lectures, individual readings, discussions based on pre-work, inputs from a guest-speaker, mini-case studies and as well as a complex larger group-case project.

Expected student activities

Class attendance, preparation prior to class, reading written material, preparing a case, conducting library research, working with a group, class presentations

Assessment methods

100% Group case study

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes
Others Meetings only on request. Qustions that could interest all students shall be asked and will be answered during the course.

Resources

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Strategic marketing & technology commercialization
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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