AEM 6480

AEM 6480

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Covers merchandising principles and practices as they apply to food industry situations. Examines the various elements of merchandising such as buying, pricing, advertising, promotion, display, store layout, profit planning and control, and merchandising strategy. Considers the consequences of food industry trends and initiatives for other industry members, public policy makers, and consumers. A 3-4 page (max) report on each of the Guest Speaker presentations focusing on identifying links to behavioral economics principles and solutions to problems/issues raised by the speaker is required. Students will also meet outside class to discuss guest speaker presentations in the context of their own ongoing projects.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate student in the MPS-ABEIC Program.

Comments Co-meets with AEM 2480.

Outcomes
  • Students will explore the dynamics of food distribution systems and the economic principles that underlie food industry dynamics.
  • Student assignments and exams will require finding, evaluating, and ethically using information.
  • Student assignments will require integration of quantitative and qualitative information to propose solutions.
  • Student assignments will be graded for clarity and composition.
  • Students will complete both individual and team assignments.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 2480

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15960AEM 6480  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to graduate students in the MPS-ABEIC program.