Course Title: Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5366 Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Course Title: Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MKTG7926C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email: sally.parrott@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and evaluate the range of marketing communication options and media, to design an integrated marketing communication plan, and to develop a marketing communication brief and creative brief reflecting client needs and preferences.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

Elements:

1. Determine marketing communication requirements

2. Develop marketing communication brief

3. Design integrated marketing communication strategy

4. Select and recommend media for marketing strategy

5. Develop creative brief


Learning Outcomes

Learners will learn the skills required to create an integrated marketing plan including creative briefs adapted to suit organisational strategies and plans


Overview of Assessment

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

 

Evidence of the ability to:

  • produce an integrated strategic marketing communication plan for presentation to a client, including:
  • purpose statement
  • definition of target audience
  • analysis of product or service
  • legal and ethical constraints
  • marketing communication functions and media vehicles chosen, with rationale for each
  • creative brief for media options
  • schedule for creative work
  • budgetary allocation for each media vehicle.

Knowledge Evidence

 

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • outline economic, social and industry trends relevant to choice of appropriate media options
  • analyse industry products or services to recommend appropriate media options
  • summarise key provisions of relevant legislation, codes of practice and national standards affecting marketing operations
  • explain principles of consumer behaviour and influences on buyer behaviour
  • summarise range of marketing communication options for different markets
  • describe and contrast range of media vehicles for marketing communication options.

Assessment Conditions

 

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the business development – marketing field of work and include access to:

  • office equipment and resources
  • relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations
  • interaction with others.

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.