Branding and Strategic Marketing

NámsgreinV-741-BRAN
Önn20201
Einingar7,5
SkyldaNei

Ár1. ár
ÖnnVorönn/Spring 2020
Stig námskeiðsÓskilgreint
Tegund námskeiðsValnámskeið
UndanfararEngir undanfarar.
SkipulagEkkert skráð skipulag.
Kennari
Valdimar Sigurðsson
Vishnu M. Ramachandran Girija
Lýsing
The aim of the course is to provide an advanced understanding of brand management and strategic marketing. In the beginning, students will advance their understanding of key concepts and methods mostly focusing on marketing strategy with emphasis on choosing the right marketing metrics for different companies and industries. This beginning part of the course will be conducted by combining short lectures with cases, with an emphasis on the latter. The course is designed to help students develop a conceptual framework and marketing dashboard when making a marketing and/or branding decision. The cases will focus on service, tourism, digital marketing and luxury brands. As the course progresses more emphasis will be put on activities to review, build, measure and manage brand equity though a large project on brand auditing and strategic marketing. Students will also be given the opportunity to study a relevant topic of their choice with some depth in a critical literature review. The supplementary readings will present essential marketing strategy and branding techniques for measuring and monitoring everything from brand equity to social media marketing. By the end of the course students should have an advanced understanding of strategic marketing and brand management and be able analyse both marketing decision making as well as brand management from a clear conceptual framework.
Námsmarkmið
Collection of facts, concepts, theories and techniques acquired by the degree holder. Knowledge can both be theoretical and applied. The student should:

 

1.     Understand the importance of key marketing metrics and branding conceptualisation

2.     Be able to place the latest knowledge in context within their field

3.    Be able to account for selected concepts, theories, methods and practice in both marketing strategy and branding (see e.g. the aim of the course and the course outline)

4.     Have knowledge of ethical problems in strategic marketing and brand management

Entail the ability to apply knowledge. Skills can indicate general skills that are not limited to a certain scientific field or profession, as well as specific skills.

 

1.     Be able to discuss the strength and weakness related to the concepts, theories, methods and practice

2.     Can understand and tackle issues in strategic marketing and branding in a professional context

3.     Can collect, analyse and evaluate scientific papers and data for strategic marketing and/or for brand auditing

4.     Are innovative in developing and applying ideas in branding

5.     Can develop branding projects or marketing strategyImproved management decision-making and the ability to provide relevant, accurate, and timely information to a marketing problem.

Entail the ability to apply knowledge and skills to work and study.

 

1.     Have developed the necessary learning skills and independence for further studies

2.     Can initiate and implement marketing strategy and/or brand management

3.     Are capable of presenting and describing marketing management issues and research findings in English

4.   Can write business texts in English.

5.     Can evaluate the suitability of the different methods and scientific issues in branding and marketing strategy

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