International Marketing

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Marketing

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    International Marketing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MG206: Marketing Principles and Strategies and MG2%

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course provides an opportunity for learning about marketing in the international context. Students in business and related fields will experience the customer value creation cycle from market intelligence to the selection of markets and customers, through to the actual delivery of products and services. Major emphasis of this course will be on developing international marketing strategies and the application of the marketing concepts in the global context. Towards the end of the semester students should be able to systematically analyze international and/or global problems, evaluate alternative solutions, propose necessary actions and present their proposals in both written and oral form.
    Learning Outcomes
    - Introduce and discuss the nature and scope of international marketing;
    - Have awareness and sensitivity to different cultural, social, economic, political and legal environments in the context of international marketing;
    - Develop an understanding of international marketing planning;
    - Get hands-on experience in designing a comprehensive marketing plan for an actual product/service and a specific foreign target market;
    - Undertake decision-making ability with respect to complex international marketing problems;
    - Develop and practice professional skills in oral and written communication, analysis and decision making.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.