This task uses a profit/loss table to highlight a firm that has dramatically increased its profitability in a few years. But they have focused on a short-term, not long-term, basis and students need to determine what impact this may have?
Students review several key strategic points about Apple, in order to identify the role of their strategic capabilities.
This exercise contains is a list of questions facing particular industries, where there is increased expectations on them to move to a more socially responsible position. Students need to identify the arguments for/against these positions.
In this task, students consider these questions: Does marketing promote consumption for its own sake and does society need marketing?
As implied by his/her title, a sales manager is responsible for achieving targeted sales through the effective management of a sales team. In this activity, you need to identify (from the list below) what tasks that a sales manager actually does. ACTIVITY/TASK Structuring sales bonuses Giving ‘motivational’ talks Phoning key customers Writing newsletters Helping … See the full teaching activity…
Many years ago, marketing departments were only involved at the end of the new product process. Their task was to simply promote the new product. However, this situation has changed somewhat. Your task is to review the following list of new product development tasks and evaluate whether or not the marketing function would be involved. … See the full teaching activity…
In this activity, students review an overview of McDonald’s in their early days to identify the reasons for their success and the importance of marketing in their overall performance.
For this exercise, students review a list of work tasks and identify which ones are likely (or not) to be part of a marketing role – an activity designed to help students further understand what a marketer does.
The aim of this exercise is to identify the likely tasks of someone in a marketing role. In other words, what day-to-day functions do marketers perform?
In this activity, students are presented with a discussion from a manager’s meeting for a new manufacturer of bicycles. The students’ task is to determine which marketing orientation/philosophy they should adopt.