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Mktg Plan Assignment

What To Do:
Finish the marketing plan you began in week 2 and wow your internship bosses!

Guided Response:
Create an APA style formatted Word document that includes at least 3 references outside of the course text and contains paragraphs that cover the topics below.

The length of your marketing plan will vary based on your degree of succinctness. Most documents fall between 9-13 double spaced pages. For more details, including minimum lengths by topic, check out our sample McDonald’s marketing plan.
Note that you’ve already covered this first set of topics in your week 2 situational analysis. Feel free to revise your earlier work as needed.

A description of your selected company/brand
The core products/services they offer
A brief history
Key current competitors
A SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, threats & opportunities) analysis
For each, identify and describe a minimum of 3 examples (12 in total).
A description of the product/service that you want to market & SWOT rationale
Now address the additional topics below to complete your marketing plan. Again, reference our example and the identified text chapters for additional context.

Segmentation approach and rationale
e.g., Demographic, geodemographic, behavioral, psychographic, etc.
Target market(s) description
Positioning statement
Marketing mix details
Address each “P” (product, place, price, promotion) of the marketing mix separately and explain your choices. This is the heart of your plan.
Success metrics
Discuss at least 3 metrics you might analyze to evaluate the success of your plan.
International considerations
Identify at least 3 business or sociocultural considerations in translating your marketing plan for use in a foreign market.
Conclusion
Summarize your plan and why it deserves to be funded.
References
Questions?
Got questions about this capstone marketing plan assignment? Please post to our week 5 help forum, so others can benefit!

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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