1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
17 / SPRG2 - Late Spring 8-week Session
17 / SPRG2 - Late Spring 8-week Session Evening Campus
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
|Course Prefix and Number:||MKTG 360|
|Semester Credit Hours:||3|
|Class Day and Time:||
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
This is a virtual hybrid course which is defined as an online course supported by a weekly in-seat class. Our class will consist both in-seat and online instruction through various resources, discussion and homework. Please note that we will meet every week, unless otherwise noted. This class is based in Crystal Lake and offered via virtual technology to students at other locations.
You are expected to attend every class. If you know prior to the beginning of the session that you will miss more than one in-seat class, it is strongly recommended that you wait to take this course at another time.
The online portion of our course is located in D2L. You will access the course through CougarTrack.
This course explores how the internet can be used effectively to enhance the marketing activities of corporate enterprises, non-profits and government agencies. Prerequisites: CISS 170 and MKTG 310.
CISS 170 and MKTG 310.
- E-Marketing 7 edition
- Author: Strauss, El-Ansary, and Frost (Prentice Hall)
- To develop a general framework to aid in the development of Internet marketing programs.
- To delineate the importance of internet marketing programs as part of an overall integrated marketing communications program.
- To understand the marketing mix functions as applied to e-marketing strategy.
- To implement customer relationship strategies as part of an overall e-marketing strategy.
Additional Instructor Objectives
Measurable Learning Outcomes
- Critique how to create stakeholder value by an internet presence.
- Explain the various e-marketing strategies for segmenting, targeting, and positioning.
- Use marketing mix functions as part of e-marketing strategy.
- Use customer relationship strategies as part of an overall e-marketing strategy.
Special Course Requirements
Every Business Administration course includes a written and oral presentation component.
- Review of marketing concepts
- Understanding the customer
- Internet business models and strategies
- Promotional techniques and Internet applications
- Personalization and customer relations management
- Channel management
- Performance evaluation
- E-marketing issues including privacy, ethics, and governmental regulation
- Future trends in technology and marketing
The class will use four different methods of learning: Lecture, Group Projects, Class Discussions, Articles.
These will be assigned for either in-class or on-line completion.
Out of Class Activities
Expectations are for:
1. Assigned Reading done before class
2. Articles for review every week
3. Group project work
4. Assigned Web Activities , hand in written response each week
5. Weekly Discussion questions
Your group has been appointed to the project that will be required to support the company director in launching a new arm of the business. Responsibilities will include web/social media design and build, input on Internet marketing strategy and all other marketing related activity to launch the company onto the Internet. Your project is show us how you will accomplish this assignment.
We will discuss the details of the plan on the first night of class.
|Participation / Attendance||100 Points||10% of grade|
|Description - |
We will meet ever Monday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and all students are expected to attend these in seat classes. If you cannot attend you will need to contact the instructor prior to the class time.
|Test 1||150 Points||15% of grade|
|Description - |
In week 5 we will have a test that will cover Chapters 1 through 8. The questions will be True/False and Multiple choice. The test will be done online and will be due on Saturday of Week 5 by 10:59 pm.
|Project||150 Points||15% of grade|
|Description - |
You have been appointed to the project that will be required to support the company director in launching a new arm of the business. Responsibilities will include web/social media design and build, input on Internet marketing strategy and all other marketing related activity to launch the company onto the Internet. Your project is show us how you will accomplish this assignment.
We will discuss the details of the plan on the first night of class.
|Paper on E-Commerce||100 Points||10% of grade|
|Description - |
How can marketing use the Internet and social media to more effectively increase business, give examples and describe the methodology.
Your papers must include the following information in either the upper right hand or upper left-hand corner of the first page of your paper:
If your paper is not formatted correctly, you will automatically lose 10% of your grade for the paper.
Note: Work submitted for this class must not have been previously submitted by you or another individual for any course. Any student who submits previously used work will be reported to Columbia College Student Life and Academic Affairs administrators and a 0 will be given for the assignment.
|Discussions (Online)||100 Points||10% of grade|
|Description - |
In the subject line of your post, please include the chapter and number of the question you are answering. If a brand, product or industry example is part of your answer, please include the name in the subject line as well. A brand, product, or industry may be used only one time for each question. If you use a “duplicate brand, product, or industry,” you will receive a “0” for the assignment
In the body of your post, you must include both the question and your answer.
Please note: You must include the text of your discussion in the body of your post. Please do not attach it as a word document. Discussions submitted as attachment will earn a “0” for the assignment.
Each week, you must post at least 2 substantive responses on different days to the questions answered by your classmates to earn full credit. A substantive post is a post that engages with another student’s ideas, rather than merely affirming their post (“great post,” I agree”, et cetera). To fully engage in the discussion, you must post throughout the week. You may respond to multiple posts on the same day. However, these will only count as one response for grading purposes. All responses are due Sunday at 11:59 pm CT. I do not accept late response posts.
For specific discussion grading criteria, please refer to the discussion grade rubric in the course.
|Final Exam||300 Points||30% of grade|
|Description - |
Final exam will be over chapters 9 thru 15 and will be done in class during the Week 8 class. Questions will be True/False and Multiple Choice.
|Web Site Development||100 Points||10% of grade|
|Description - |
During the class you will be tasked with building your own web site:
Schedule of Activities and Assignments
|Week 1 - 3/5/2018|
|Week 2 - 3/12/2018|
|Week 3 - 3/19/2018|
|Ethical and Legal Issues|
|Week 4 - 3/26/2018|
|Week 5 - 4/2/2018|
|Product / Price Online|
|Week 6 - 4/9/2018|
|Week 7 - 4/16/2018|
|Paid Media and Earned Media|
|Week 8 - 4/23/2018|
|Customer Relationship Management (CRM)|
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Additional Instructor Policies
Late Assignment Policy -
· Discussion assignments must be posted by the deadline to receive full credit for the assignment. Late discussion postings will not be accepted.
In addition, your grade will be reduced by 25% for failure to respond to a classmate (see Grades below).
Think of it this way: If you were in a traditional in-seat class that met from 5:00-7:30 pm, and you showed up at 8:30 pm, you would be talking to an empty classroom -- no one would get the benefit of your discussion and you wouldn’t get the benefit of interaction with your classmates.
· Essay assignments must be submitted to the appropriate dropbox by the deadline to receive full credit for the assignment -- failure to submit by the deadline will result in a 25% deduction for each day it’s late.
A deduction for late written assignments is certainly consistent with in-seat classes.
(In my kids’ school, it’s even more strict -- the policy is 50% credit if an assignment is one day late, then 0% credit after that.)
To keep it consistent, all assignments are due by 11:59 pm Central Time (okay, midnight) on Sunday of each week (exception: Saturday for Week 8), so you basically have 144-168 hours each week to complete your assignments. I will allow a 10-minute grace period in submitting assignments before they are counted late. I’ve included a “Course Clock” on the course home page.
I, too, went back to school as a working adult and I know first-hand the demands of family, work, and the military may make it difficult to keep up with your academics from time to time. I also know that totally unforeseen, extenuating circumstances occur which can make it difficult, if not impossible to complete your work on schedule. In those instances, all I ask is that you let me know as soon as possible and I’ll do my best to work with you.