Course Code : MMPC-006
Course Title : Marketing Management
Assignment Code : MMPC-006/TMA/JULY/2022
Coverage : All Blocks
Note: Attempt all the questions and submit this assignment to the coordinator of your study
centre. (Last date of submission for July 2022 session is 31st October, 2022 and for
January 2023 session is 30th April, 2023).
1. (a) Define and discuss the term “Marketing”. Elaborate its scope and significance in an
Needs, Wants and Demands are always the starting point for marketing activities.
Explain with a suitable example.
(b) Discuss the various stages involved in the consumer buying process with reference to
buying a smart phone brand of your choice.
2. (a) Discuss the product line decisions that a firm should consider to pursue and
consolidate its position in the face of competition.
(b) Discuss the concept of Product Life Cycle. Elaborate the various stages by
taking the example of a shaving cream brand of your choice. What alternatives will
you suggest for the brand during its decline stage and why? Offer your reasons.
3.(a) Discuss the various factors that affect the Pricing decisions in a firm. Explain the three
cost oriented pricing approaches that a firm can use in pricing their products/services.
(b) Enterprises are sensing the need to become more integrated in their marketing
communication efforts. Discuss with an example where you have been a part of the
integration process or may have come across the said integration.
4. (a) What do you understand by the term Advertising? Discuss the various types of
advertising and the major role that advertising plays in the promotion of a firms
offering. Explain by taking one example each from a product and a service of your
(b) Explain the nature and role of Personal Selling. Discuss the steps involved in the
selling process by taking an example of a financial software product for a medium