Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years
Mutually Exclusive
Mutually Exclusive

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 32 Hours.
Seminars / Tutorials 8 Hours.


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Strategic Marketing Management Portfolio  100%
Supplementary Assessment Resubmission of assessed coursework  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of the strategic issues associated with marketing strategy and planning

Discuss the academic literature regarding the role of strategic marketing management within organisations

Analyse what exactly is competitive advantage; distinctive capabilities; resource and marketing audits; scenario planning

Communicate what is meant by delivering customer value; to understand the measurement and strategic implications of customer satisfaction and relationship marketing

Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of positioning and segmentation within strategic marketing management

Discuss the importance of PIMS project and the place of portfolios in strategic sales and marketing management

Brief description

This module will introduce the major issues associated with marketing management within contemporary organisations. The mdoule will also examine the latest academic literature relating to marketing management and communication.


Introduction to strategic marketing management
Market opportunity analysis
Competitive advantage
Strategic implications of delivering customer value and satisfaction
Portfolio analysis and PIMS
Market entry and exit strategies
Brand strategy
Integrated marketing communications
Strategies for growth and mature markets

Reading List

Recommended Text
Baker, M (2000) Marketing Strategy and Management Macmillan, Basingstoke Primo search Hooley, G J, Saunders, J S and Piercy, N F (1998) Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning Prentice Hall, London Primo search McDonald (2001) Marketing Plans Butterworth Heinemann, London Primo search


This module is at CQFW Level 7