MARKETING MANAGEMENT MIDTERM
DUE DATE: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, MIDNIGHT ZURICH TIME
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For this midterm, critically analyze the marketing of any one organization (profit or nonprofit). Do not select any organization that we have already discussed in class. If you select the organization you currently work for, you may not use that organization again for your final.
For each question, please provide specific details and your critical thoughts. Please note that your word limit for the entire exam is 1500 words, so use your words wisely. Do not waste words on marketing definitions or theories. You must also support your arguments with research and references (your references and bibliography will not count toward your total).
I. Marketing Mix Analysis (30 points): Critically analyze the company's marketing mix (product, price, place, promotion). A list is not enough. You must also analyze the strategy behind each element.
II. Stakeholders Analysis (30 points): Critically analyze the company's stakeholders (customers, competitors, company, community). A list is not enough. You must also analyze the needs and impact of each key stakeholder on the organization.
III. Brand + Positioning Analysis (30 points): This consists of two parts… a. Critically analyze the organization’s brand in terms of appearance, personality and reputation. b. Draw one positioning map with the organization, two customer segments, and two competitors.
IV. Reference Notes + Bibliography (10 points):
a. Include reference notes in the body of the document. Support all of your assertions! b. List all of your sources again in the bibliography. Use the Harvard format for websites. Points will be deducted for improper formatting.
• Remember: your limit is 1500 words for the...