Marketing Mix Implementation Capstone

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About this course: After completing the four courses, you will be able to take part in the Capstone Project where you will have the opportunity to put into practice what you have learned in this specialization by running a real product through the marketing mix. Your analysis will focus on Tesla Motor's and the launch of their Model X automobile. After making decisions regarding each of the four P's in peer graded exercises, you will prepare a final presentation for the launch of the car.

Created by:  IE Business School
  • Taught by:  Ramon Diaz-Bernardo, Associate Professor

    Marketing
Basic Info Course 5 of 5 in the Marketing Mix Implementation Specialization …

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
  • Paid plan: Commit to earning a Certificate—it's a trusted, shareable way to showcase your new skills.

About this course: After completing the four courses, you will be able to take part in the Capstone Project where you will have the opportunity to put into practice what you have learned in this specialization by running a real product through the marketing mix. Your analysis will focus on Tesla Motor's and the launch of their Model X automobile. After making decisions regarding each of the four P's in peer graded exercises, you will prepare a final presentation for the launch of the car.

Created by:  IE Business School
  • Taught by:  Ramon Diaz-Bernardo, Associate Professor

    Marketing
Basic Info Course 5 of 5 in the Marketing Mix Implementation Specialization Level Intermediate Commitment 5 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.7 stars Average User Rating 4.7See what learners said Coursework

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WEEK 1


Introduction to this capstone and the Tesla Motor's case study.



In this module you will be introduced to the Tesla Motor's through a case study. This will form the basis of this capstone, along with other information about the company. You will also find information about what will be required of you in each of the modules. In this particular case we are going to talk about the launch of the new model X, so we have to go back to 2014, when this case was written and take into consideration everything we have seen in the specialization. At the end of each week (excluding week 1) you will have a quiz, where you will be able to apply the theory learned during this specialization regarding the Model S, the model already in the market. Also week's 2 through 5, you will need to complete a peer graded assignment regarding the new Model X. In addition to this a final peer graded final presentation will need to be prepared at the end of Week 5 - here you will have to take decisions as marketing director of tesla and support these.


1 video, 3 readings expand


  1. Video: Welcome to the Marketing Mix Implementation Capstone
  2. Reading: Outline of this Capstone and the evaluation process.
  3. Reading: Note regarding the case study method.
  4. Reading: Launching the Tesla Model X in the US: from word of mouth to mass marketing?
  5. Discussion Prompt: What makes Tesla so interesting?
  6. Discussion Prompt: Elon Musk, Co-Founder and CEO of Tesla Motors.


WEEK 2


Brand and product management decisions



In this module you will apply the theory you have learned from the Brand and Product Management course to the Tesla Motors case study. After an introduction to the module from the professor, we recommend that you review some of the key lectures from the Brand and Product Management course. Finally, you will be able to check your understanding of the current situation in a practice quiz and make decisions about the Model X in the peer graded assignment.


6 videos, 3 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Brand and Product Decisions for Tesla Motors
  2. Video: How to develop and launch new products.
  3. Video: Defining your brand model.
  4. Video: The touchpoint concept.
  5. Video: Idenifying your touchpoints.
  6. Video: Prioritizing the key touchpoints.
  7. Discussion Prompt: Elon Musk delivers Model S to first customers.
  8. Reading: Video test drive review of the Tesla Model S P90D.
  9. Practice Quiz: Brand and Product Management Practice Quiz regarding the Model S.
  10. Reading: Model X Key Characteristics
  11. Reading: Video driving review of the Model X.

Graded: Week 2 Brand and Product Management

WEEK 3


Pricing strategy decisions



In this module you will apply the theory you have learned from the pricing strategy course to the Tesla Motors case study. The structure of this module will be similar to that of the previous week, with a practice quiz and peer graded assignment making up the assessments.


5 videos, 3 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Pricing strategies for Tesla Motors
  2. Video: Pricing Psychology
  3. Video: The pain of paying
  4. Video: Pricing Approaches
  5. Video: Optimal Price
  6. Reading: Tesla Motors Additional Information Module 3
  7. Reading: Tesla Model S Pricing
  8. Reading: Article regarding Model S and pricing structure
  9. Practice Quiz: Pricing Strategy Practice Quiz regarding Model S

Graded: Week 3 Pricing Strategy

WEEK 4


Channel management and retailing decisions



By this time you have probably realized that Tesla Motor's channel management is unlike those of regular automobile manufacturers. In this week, you will study more closely Tesla's distribution strategy and think about how whether it is suitable for the launch of Model X. As before, you will firstly analyze the current situation of Model S and then move on to making channel management decisions for Model X.


4 videos, 6 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Channel management and retailing for Tesla Motors
  2. Video: How to Design a Distribution Channel
  3. Video: Key Factors in Channel Management
  4. Video: What are the Different Types of Channel Arrangements?
  5. Reading: The Tesla Approach to Distributing and Servicing Cars
  6. Reading: Tesla Reinvents the Car Buying Experience
  7. Reading: Video: The Tesla Store Experience
  8. Reading: Video: Tesla's Elon Musk May Disrupt Dealership Industry
  9. Practice Quiz: Channel management and retailing Practice Quiz regarding Model S:
  10. Reading: Tesla's European Customers Can Now Design Their Model X Online
  11. Reading: Tesla Supercharger Charging Stations

Graded: Week 4 Channel Management and retailing

WEEK 5


Integrated marketing communication decisions and final deliverable



During the final week of this capstone project you will consider the intergrated marketing decisions of Tesla and its new Model X. In this week, in addition to the regular assessments, you will also be required to prepare a final presentation - this will be structured around the Marketing Mix and will include new decisions that you will need to make about the Model X.


7 videos, 2 readings, 1 practice quiz expand


  1. Video: Integrated marketing communication for Tesla Motors
  2. Video: Communications Objectives
  3. Video: What are the Latest Trends in Digital Marketing?
  4. Video: Consumer Decision Making Process
  5. Video: Determining Marketing Communications Budget
  6. Video: Alternative Marketing
  7. Reading: Tesla’s Marketing Strategy: Accelerating the World into Sustainable Transport
  8. Reading: The Brilliant Tesla Advertising Strategy, or Lack Thereof
  9. Practice Quiz: Communication Strategy Practice Quiz regarding Model S:
  10. Video: Congratulations for completing this Capstone!

Graded: Week 5 Integrated Marketing Communications: Advertising, Public Relations, Digital Marketing and more
Graded: Final Presentation Report
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