PEMNASMR Strategic Marketing

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Michal Stoklasa, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Michal Stoklasa, Ph.D.
Department of Business Economics and Management - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Ing. Kateřina Matušínská, Ph.D.
Wed 10:35–12:10 MS
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PEMNASMR/01: Wed 12:15–13:00 MS, M. Stoklasa
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 29/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Strategic marketing builds on the marketing and management courses and develops the knowledge acquired in these subjects. Its aim is to promote theoretical and methodological basis of these disciplines, to support their interdisciplinary links and to get students to be able to comprehensively evaluate complex practical phenomena and processes. The strategic nature of the subject requires students to know the basics of research, problem solving and research activities, and be able to transform the results of research into theory and into practical business and marketing projects. The students in this course address practical examples by utilizing the acquired knowledge. Content of this subject is directly linked to other mandatory and optional subjects including a diploma thesis.
  • 1. Methodology of strategic marketing - The differences between Strategic Marketing and Strategic Management are examined, with focus on strategic thinking. The basic concept of marketing is thoroughly explained, with its evolution. Subsequently, the evolution of strategic marketing is characterized. The difference between strategy and tactics is also explained.
    2. Strategic marketing management - The overall process of strategic marketing management is explained, with its main steps of vision, mission, analyses, strategic goals, and strategy. Each of these steps is thoroughly explained with examples of real life successful and failed applications.
    3. Business model canvas - Business model canvas is examined as a modern way of designing marketing strategy. Subsequently Value proposition canvas and Lean canvas are explained.
    4. Situation analysis - Various approaches to marketing situation analysis are examined. Marketing macro and micro environment are chosen as best to describe analytical methods needed. For macro environment, the PEST analysis is explained. For micro environment, the 3C of customers, competition and collaborators is explained, with internal micro environment only a few selected are examined, mainly SWOT and 5F analysis. Each of these areas is completed with several special analyses.
    5. Marketing strategy - All the necessary steps to form a marketing strategy are examined. Various generic strategies are explained, such as Porter’s, Kotler’s, general strategies and others. Then each of the four marketing P’s (product, price, place, and promotion) is thoroughly explained with its own detailed strategies.
    6. B2B market - Business to business market is vastly different to business to customer market (B2C) and requires different strategic approach. First, the main differences of B2B and B2C are examined. Several specialized processes are dealt with in greater detail, such as purchasing behavior of companies. Lastly, the new trends on B2B are examined.
    7. Customer relationship management - One of the hottest trends in marketing is the transition from transactional marketing to relationship marketing. CRM is the manifestation of this trend, being a new marketing paradigm. First, the ERP systems are examined, as these are the basis for CRM. Then, the function of CRM system is thoroughly explained. Lastly, CRM is explained as a part of marketing strategy.
    required literature
  • CHERNEV, A. Strategic Marketing Management – The Framework. Chicago: Cerebellum Press, 2019. ISBN 978-1-936572-59-5. info
  • KOTLER, P and ARMSTRONG. Principles of Marketing. Global Edition. 17th. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited, 2018. ISBN 978-1-292-22017-8. info
    recommended literature
  • ROSENBAUM-ELLIOTT, R, L PERCY and S PERVAN. Strategic brand management. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. ISBN 978-0-19-879780-7. info
Assessment methods
Student requirements: attendance at seminars (min. 50% attendance).
Assessment: continuous test (30% of the assessment), seminar activities (20% of the assessment), written exam (50% of the assessment).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2023.
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