Module Title:Marketing Management
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Students will engage in a variety of teaching and learning methods; case studies, video clips, and examples from local, national and international organisations will be used to prompt class discussion and develop evaluation and analytical skills. Collaborative skills will be encouraged through class work. The module will be supported with online learning materials and students will be expected to engage in self-directed learning.
Module Aim: To provide the learner with a framework to analyse and examine the many challenges faced in a dynamic marketing environment. Learners will progress their understanding of marketing theory and concepts to a strategic level. Applied tasks will develop critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills whilst using an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Develop a marketing plan for an organisation by adopting the necessary framework and skills required for successful implementation and measurement.
LO2 Apply the main concepts of marketing management; traditional and emerging, to achieve marketing objectives in a dynamic and competitive environment.
LO3 Evaluate and apply the tools and frameworks within marketing management to implement marketing strategies.
LO4 Make ethical and socially responsible strategic marketing decisions based on measured analysis.
Pre-requisite learning
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Understanding Marketing Management
• The marketing philosophy • Overview of marketing management • The scope of marketing • Core marketing concepts • Types of markets • Major societal forces • Emerging trends in marketing • Marketing ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Developing Marketing Strategies and Plans
• Corporate and Divisional planning • Defining the Business • Assessing Growth Opportunities • Goal Formulation • Programme Formulation, Implementation and Measurement • Developing The Marketing Plan
Branding and Brand Management
• The role of brands • Strategic brand management • Creating and managing brand identities • Individual and house brands • Brand extensions • Brand portfolios • Brand reinforcement and revitalisation • Managing brand equity.
Marketing Communications Mix
• Managing an integrated communications mix • Developing an advertising programme • Sales promotion decisions • Managing events • Experience and press relations • Direct marketing • Digital Marketing • Campaign measurement and evaluation.
Business to Business Marketing
• Organisational buying • Business market versus consumer market • Participants in the buying process • The buying centre • Influencers • The purchase procurement process • Stages in the buying process • Managing business to business relationships.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other In class test, presentation or group case analysis to analyse and recommend strategies for a selected organisation. 2,3,4 30.00 n/a
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Individually students will develop a marketing plan for a chosen organisation. 1,2,3,4 70.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 5.93
Total Hours 125.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 1.50
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 2.97
Total Hours 62.50

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_HWVCD_B Bachelor of Art (Honours) in Visual Communications and Design 5 Mandatory
CW_HWVCD_D Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications and Design 5 Mandatory