Allocating fixed costs to products, in order to more fully assess product profitability, can be determined in different ways with different outcomes. In this simple example, students assess the impact of allocating fixed costs to its products profitability.
In this activity, students need to help a bank decide the most appropriate IMC tools mix for a major launch of a new innovative credit card.
When a firm utilizes multiple channels, it is likely that channel conflict will occur from time to time. This activity is based upon a real business situation. What would your students do in this situation?
Students assume the role of a product manager for frozen pizza. They are faced with several strategic choices for which way to grow the product line and its profits.
Firms are usually faced with four broad branding choices, with the key goal of growing brand equity. In this activity, students classify examples to the type of brand strategy.
This company has an idea to modify the attributes of its existing product. The goal is to try and increase sales. However, there is a risk that sales could actually decrease instead – what do your students think?
By changing a product’s mix of attributes you effectively create new products, which may provide a unique solution. In this activity, students modify the mix of attributes for a table, in order to meet different needs.
Services have a number of distinct characteristics that create a unique set of marketing challenges for services marketers. The task is to review customer statements to identify the distinguishing service characteristic.
Consumer products can be classified into four different types, to help understand consumer behavior and to assist in the design of the marketing mix. The task is to classify a list of products.
In this activity for a banking ‘club”, students need to determine what would be the appropriate level of augmentation for each of the club’s elements.