Establish and adjust the marketing mix

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Evaluate each component of the marketing mix

1.1. Identify key characteristics of products or services and estimate their significance to the market

1.2. Review pricing policy and analyse pricing variables to determine their effect on demand

1.3. Analyse promotional methods to determine their importance to marketing outcomes

1.4. Review channels of distribution and estimate their significance in relation to marketing outcomes

1.5. Identify and analyse level of customer service provision to determine its significance to marketing outcomes

1.6. Identify potential customer base and key pressure points for success

1.7. Analyse and test the effect of the components of marketing mix on each other, and establish their relative importance to customer base

2. Determine marketing mix for specific markets

2.1. Identify and asses environmental factors for their impact on marketing mix

2.2. Identify consumer priorities, needs and preferences that affect marketing mix

2.3. Consider product, pricing, promotional, distribution and service variations, and evaluate these against marketing objectives, target market characteristics and desired positioning

2.4. Select marketing mix that best satisfies target market and meets marketing objectives

2.5. Ensure marketing mix decision meets organisational, strategic and operational marketing objectives

3. Monitor and adjust marketing mix

3.1. Monitor marketing mix against marketing performance and isolate components for testing

3.2. Evaluate implications of altering one or more components of marketing mix in relation to market factors and consumer response

3.3. Adjust components of marketing mix in response to test results and evaluation of market response

3.4. Ensure adjusted marketing mix meets budgetary requirements

3.5. Ensure adjusted marketing mix continues to meet organisational, strategic and operational marketing objectives, and desired positioning

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBMKG502B appears in the following qualifications:

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  • PSP50112 - Diploma of Government
  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS50110 - Diploma of Facility Management
  • SIS50610 - Diploma of Sport Development
  • CPP60109 - Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • BSB51207 - Diploma of Marketing
  • BSB50207 - Diploma of Business
  • BSB50107 - Diploma of Advertising
  • WRH50109 - Diploma of Hairdressing Salon Management
  • PSP50104 - Diploma of Government
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • MTM50211 - Diploma of Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
  • MTM60111 - Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing
  • HLT52007 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • SIR50107 - Diploma of Retail Management
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CPP60112 - Advanced Diploma of Spatial Information Services
  • HLT52012 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • SIS50712 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management
  • SIR50112 - Diploma of Retail Management
  • CUA50413 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services