Prerequisite: Strategic Marketing
More than half of the GDP of developed economies originates in the service sectors. Furthermore, most businesses contain elements of service. The production process and the market relationships for services differ in several aspects from those for tangible goods. That poses some specific problems in marketing and management of services that will be exposed and discussed in this course.
The course revolves around three main themes:
Students will be expected to actively participate in discussions of case studies as well as to carry out field work and present the results.
C. Gronroos, Service Management and Marketing: Managing the Service Profit Logic 4th Edition, Wiley, 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1118921449 , ISBN-10: 1118921445
Other material provided by the teacher.