Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. develop a framework to identify and establish brand positioning and values to build customer based brand equity including global perspectives
  2. plan and implement brand marketing programs through integrated marketing communications and brand associations to build brand equity
  3. evaluate how a brand equity management system can capture customer mindset and enhance market performance through sources and outcomes of brand equity
  4. design specific strategies that focus around extending, revitalising and reinforcing existing brands to retain brand resonance (i.e. loyalty, attachment, community and engagement).
  5. demonstrate academic and professional integrity principles and apply writing, referencing and acknowledgement conventions required for the marketing discipline.
  • Topics

    • Introduction to strategic brand management
    • Building blocks of a brand
    • Brand elements
    • Measuring and capturing brand value
    • Brand architecture strategies
    • Leveraging and Extending Brands
    • Managing brands over time
    • Global branding strategies
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Standard Media
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Web links
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
    • Online Materials

      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Resources and Links

In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core
  • CUR-MMK-MAS-2019
  • CUR-MMK-GDI-2019

Special requirements

No special requirements

In this subject, the concepts of advertising and marketing will be applied to branding. Topics and various strategies related to building, measuring, and managing a brand will be examined, including direct and indirect measures of brand equity, structures of desired brand knowledge, choice of brand elements, development of supporting marketing programs, and management of brands over time. It will also develop visual and verbal communication skills and work on real
life problems.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Post Entry Language Assessment (PELA) (Non-Marked%)
  • Branding Test (30%)
  • Market Analysis (40%)
  • Branding Campaign (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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