Required for all students, unless waived by passing an exemption examination. The format of the examination is a series of questions based on the content of the course. The course content is described in the syllabus for the course, which can be found on the MBA course syllabi page of the Marketing Division Web site. Students should not attempt the exemption examination unless they are thoroughly versed in the course content.
This course focuses on how to make effective and integrated marketing implementation decisions via the marketing mix. It follows directly from, and is tightly integrated with, B6601. Through a combination of lectures, cases, hands-on exercises, a brand management simulation and industry speakers, the course covers such topics as demand analysis, product/service management, pricing, distribution, promotions and integrated communications.
This is a half-term course.
Olivier Toubia is the Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. His research focuses on various aspects of innovation (including idea generation, preference measurement, and the diffusion of innovation), social networks and behavioral economics. He teaches a course on Customer-Centric Innovation and the core marketing course, in the MBA and Executive MBA programs. He received his MS in Operations Research and PhD in...