Webb Dussome

Lecturer, Alberta School of Business - Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Contact

Lecturer, Alberta School of Business - Marketing, Business Economics and Law
Email
webb.dussome@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-0675
Address
1-29A Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Overview

About

Teaching Interests

  • Managing Public, Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Marketing Research
  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Product Management and Pricing

Courses

MARK 301 - Introduction to Marketing

Students are introduced to the marketing concept and the role of marketing within the overall business framework. The basic tools of marketing are introduced: market segmentation, positioning, product, price, distribution, and promotion, together with marketing research, consumer behavior, planning, and global marketing. A critical theme of the course is the need for the marketing mix to fit with the requirements of consumers, the competitive environment, company strengths, and community expectations. These issues are considered from strategic and tactical perspectives. Prerequisites: ECON 101 or ECON 204.


MARK 455 - Sustainability and Responsible Marketing

Marketing plays a large role in and is affected by corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability issues. This course will explore, examine and inform how the marketing function of business activity engages in CSR and sustainability issues. Specific topics will cover how these issues are influenced by consumer trends and how they are communicated to consumers. Marketing problems found in the non-profit, for-profit and public sectors will be examined, and responsible (and irresponsible) marketing practices will be explored. Prerequisite: MARK 301.


MARK 472 - Branding and Marketing Strategy

This course examines the analysis, planning and implementation of marketing strategies, with a special emphasis on the role of brands in that process. Important elements of the course include the concept of brand equity (what it is, why it is important, how to develop and manage it, how to measure it), and the applied implementation of marketing strategies. Prerequisite: MARK 301.


MARK 488 - Selected Topics in Marketing

Normally restricted to third- and fourth- year Business students. Prerequisites: MARK 301 or consent of Department. Additional prerequisites may be required.


MARK 502 - Principles of Marketing Management

This course commences with an examination of core marketing concepts, including strategic marketing planning, segmentation and the marketing mix (product, price, place and promotion) and the integration of these concepts into a marketing plan. Specific focus is then provided to developing pragmatic skills regarding marketing effectiveness.


MARK 655 - Sustainability and Responsible Marketing

Marketing plays a large role in and is affected by corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability issues. This course will explore, examine and inform how the marketing function of business activity engages in CSR and sustainability issues. Specific topics will cover how these issues are influenced by consumer trends and how they are communicated to consumers. Marketing problems found in the non-profit, for-profit and public sectors will be examined, and responsible (and irresponsible) marketing practices will be explored. Prerequisite: MARK 502.


MARK 664 - Product Management and Pricing

Development, management and pricing of interrelated goods and services. New product development, pricing strategies for new products, managing a product portfolio, bundling of goods and services and pricing the bundles, and tailoring price and product to different segments. Prerequisites: MARK 502, and BUEC 502 or 503.


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