Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBMKG523, 'Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine marketing communication requirements

1.1 Confirm marketing communication purpose and objectives with client

1.2 Obtain comprehensive client and product information

1.3 Review outcomes of previous marketing communication with client

1.4 Confirm budget allocation with client

2. Develop marketing communication brief

2.1 Develop brief, ensuring it contains a client profile, purpose statement and objectives reflecting client needs

2.2 State marketing communication objectives in measurable terms and provide specific guidelines on what is to be accomplished by marketing communication

2.3 Define key characteristics, competitive factors and market situation facing product or service

2.4 Include a summary of information on target audience, and legal and ethical constraints

3. Design integrated marketing communication strategy

3.1 Select marketing communication options appropriate for marketing communication brief

3.2 Critically analyse advantages and disadvantages of each marketing communications variable and media vehicles for product or service

3.3 Determine media characteristics matching brief requirements

3.4 Analyse media consumption habits for primary and supplementary marketing media among target audiences

3.5 Evaluate media styles against the brand character of product or service being marketed

3.6 Compare advantages and disadvantages of selecting multiple media in a media plan

3.7 Develop and apply criteria for selecting multiple media combinations

4. Select and recommend media for marketing strategy

4.1 Select media vehicles that match requirements of marketing brief for product or service

4.2 Recommend primary and secondary marketing media that meet target audience preferences

4.3 Ensure recommended media meet the brief, client’s requirements, and legal and ethical constraints

5. Develop creative brief

5.1 Identify creative content for chosen media using consumer language in the brief

5.2 Identify pitch or appeal for product or service in the brief that meets client requirements

5.3 Identify supporting information required for consumer understanding of product or service in the brief

5.4 Ensure budget for creative work, consistent with overall marketing budget, is contained in the brief

5.5 Incorporate deadline for creative work consistent with overall media schedule in the brief