Economics and Marketing

What should you think and care about?

  • Demand Assessment: How to win the customer (value vs. winning proposition)
  • Competitors actions and environmental changes
  • Impact of own firm decisions on competitors and vice versa (strategic interaction)

What should you be able to execute?

  • Use economic and management tools to assess the competitive landscape (PARTS, Porter, STEP) and act accordingly (adjust strategy and tactics)
  • Evaluate the strategic position of the firm and competitors (Price/ATC and Value/Price)