Course

International Marketing

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Marketing
Course Code
MARK 3300
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
35
Method(s) Of Instruction
Online
Hybrid
Lecture
Seminar
Course Designation
None
Industry Designation
None
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course examines international marketing activities of firms operating in the global marketplace and relates marketing to specific international conceptual and empirical issues. The course builds on the basic principles of marketing, marketing research, planning and strategy and explores their use in global applications. Particular emphasis is placed on gathering international market intelligence, identifying current issues impacting on organizations operating internationally and developing competitive international marketing strategies. The course will explore differences in global environment in different cultures; the political, legal, and economic conditions that affect market entry strategies and marketing mix decisions; the development of marketing plans for non-Canadian situations; and the impact of digital media and globalization in international business.
Course Content
  1. Nature, scope, challenge and functions of international marketing
  2. International trade – the environment, the players, and the dynamics
  3. International market assessment, analysis and marketing research
  4. Legal, economic, cultural, financial and political environment of international marketing
  5. Decisions, analysis and investment strategies for entering international markets
  6. The various entry models for international marketing
  7. Developing and adapting products for international markets
  8. Emerging markets, world market regions and market agreements
  9. International communications
  10. Promotion considerations and strategies
  11. Business customs and environments
  12. Export and global pricing strategies
  13. Distribution strategies and logistics for the international marketplace
  14. Marketing of services globally
  15. E-commerce, digital marketing and new technologies
  16. Dealing with international customers, partners, regulators and governments
Learning Activities

A variety of pedagogical methods will be used in this course.  They will include: lectures, group and class discussions, case discussions and presentations, guest speakers, web analysis and audio-visuals.

Means of Assessment

Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.

Major Term Project  20-30%
Assignments  15-30%
Class Participation  5-10%
Midterm Examination   15-20%
Final Examination  15-25%
Total 100%

Students must achieve at least 50% on the combined non-group components in order to obtain credit for the course, with the 50% calculated on a weighted average basis.

Students must complete all projects, assignments and write all examinations in order to be eligible for a passing grade in the course.

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  1. develop a general overview and understanding of international marketing;
  2. analyze the marketing environment unique to various key nations;
  3. illustrate marketing techniques and strategies necessary to compete in the global market place;
  4. compare and contrast the global marketing strategies of multi-national enterprises with typical strategies of small-to medium-sized businesses;
  5. analyze and apply global issues and concepts relevant to all international marketers;
  6. identify and analyze the key cultural and environmental characteristics of any nation or global region and;
  7. develop an international marketing management strategy from a global perspective.
Textbook Materials

Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students

International Marketing, 
Authors: Baack, Czarnecka & Baack;
Sage Publications, Inc. latest edition
(and/or other textbook(s) and/or other material approved by the department)

Requisites

Prerequisites

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for MARK 3300
Alexander College (ALEX) ALEX COMM 2XX (3)
Camosun College (CAMO) CAMO BUS 360 (3)
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU IBUS 357 (3)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MRKT 2455 (3)
Langara College (LANG) LANG INTB 2XXX (3)
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU BUS 2XX (3)
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU BBUS 3XXX (3)
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU BBUS 2XXX (3)
Trinity Western University (TWU) No credit
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV COMM 3rd (3)
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC COMM 2XX (3)
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV BUS 421 (3)
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC IB 301 (1.5)
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU MARK 368 (3)

Course Offerings

Winter 2023

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
13694
Mon
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Larson
Instructor First Name
Matthew
Course Status
Waitlist
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
32
Actual Seats Count
32
0
Actual Wait Count
6
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Building
Anvil Office Tower
Room
626
Start Time
15:30
-
End Time
18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
15240
Tue
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Wamser
Instructor First Name
Anja Lina
Course Status
Waitlist
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
32
Actual Seats Count
32
0
Actual Wait Count
15
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
Building
Anvil Office Tower
Room
625
Start Time
15:30
-
End Time
18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
17099
Tue
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Hakak
Instructor First Name
Benny
Course Status
Open
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
32
Actual Seats Count
30
2
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
Building
Anvil Office Tower
Room
625
Start Time
18:30
-
End Time
21:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
17100
Fri
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Hakak
Instructor First Name
Benny
Course Status
Waitlist
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
32
Actual Seats Count
32
0
Actual Wait Count
6
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Building
Online
Room
None
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
15:20