UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

MKT6360 - Services Marketing

MKT 6360 Services Marketing (3 semester credit hours) To study the growing field of services marketing as a separate and distinct area of marketing thought and practice and its influence in competitive markets. The focus will be on three main services marketing areas, the service customer, the service company and the integration of marketing, human resources and operations within the service system. The course is intended to help analyze and judge the merits of services marketing strategies and assist in making strategic decisions in both business and consumer services industries. Topics will include: relationship marketing and the customer mix, understanding the service customer, external service quality: service design and delivery, the service brand, service strategy; technology and innovation, international services marketing, pricing and promotion of services. Prerequisite: MKT 6301 or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y