MGCR 352 – Syllabus & Course Guidelines Fall 2010 Page 1 of 6 McGill University– DesautelsFaculty of Management Marketing Management I MGCR 352 – Section 2 & 4 Tuesday – Thursday 2:30 & 4:00 Instructor: Emine Sarigöllü Office: Bronfman E-mail: [email protected]Office Hours: T & R 1:30 – 2:30 Teaching Assistant: Alice LabbanOffice: To Be Announced E-mail: [email protected]Office Hours: To Be Announced Secretary: Maria FernandesOffice: Room 451, Samuel Bronfman Building Course Material Required Textbook: Marketing, 7thCanadian Edition, Crane, Kerin, Hartley, and Rudelius, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2008. Required Course Package: A course package containing cases required for this course can be obtained from the MUS in the Bronfman Building. Course Objectives The overall objective of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental principles and concepts of marketing and to provide them with a structure for applying marketing in a decision making framework. By the end of the course, each student should attain proficiency in the following areas: 1)Understanding marketing concepts and their application to profit-oriented and non-profit oriented organizations; 2)Applying these concepts to the analysis of marketing problems and development of appropriate and creative marketing strategies to solve these problems; 3)Understanding the need for a customer orientation in the competitive global business environment; 4)Having an appreciation that marketing is integrated with other functional areas of business; 5)Developing an understanding and acquiring skills in how to successfully design and implement marketing plans and strategies; 6)Understanding the concept of marketing mix and its application in traditional and novel environments characterized by emerging information technologies; 7)Critically evaluating case studies and analyzing case problems. In addition, the course will help develop verbal and written communication skills among students as they relate to business and their ability to work effectively in teams.
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