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17ABBMAT - Marketing of Medical Technology

Code Completion Credits Range Language
17ABBMAT KZ 2 2+0
Department of Biomedical Technology

Marketing fundamentals, products management, basic knowledge concerning export activities in the field of marketing and commercial health care technology. Practical cases are presented including health care technology companies from the Czech Republic. Discussion and analysis of the real products are included in the exercises.


Conditions for completing the course:

A. The condition for the successful completion of the course is processing of case study and performing a test.

B. Case Study is entered and processed during the semester and test is carried out during the exam period after completion of the course or at the end of the semester (e.g. last week).

Case study is processed by the students within the team and evaluation of the results is performed for the whole team.

D. Processing of the case study means maximum of 40 points but for a successful evaluation within the scope of assessment is required at least 20 points.

E. Within the test student can obtain maximum of 60 points for successful completion of the test but there is requirement to obtain at least 30 points.

F. Test contains a total of 30 questions rated in points 1-5 points.

Graded credit (assessment), i.e. the overall rating of the course:

-Assessment Test is one of the factors within the overall evaluation of the course,

-final grade arises from the arithmetic average rating of work during the semester (case studies) and test evaluation.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Marketing: philosophy, systems and basic terms

2.Target group: health care institutions and social care in the Czech republic

3.Analysis of the external environment

4.Analysis of the internal environment

5.Marketing strategy and planning

6.Product politics - product management

7.Marketing and management in the production

8.Price politics


10.Promotion and reklama

11.Communications and PR

12.Product introduction into the market

13.International marketing of the health care technology

14.Summary and preparation for the exam

Syllabus of tutorials:

Exercises are devoted to the: work,

2.lectures of an experts from the field of special branches of marketing,

3.actual info from the health care, of term project within the students groups under supervising of teacher

Study Objective:

To introduce with marketing theory fundamentals, define and present rules concerning health care technology commercial marketing, marketing theory applied to the most common cases in health care technology teach students marketing fundamentals in practical situations.

Study materials:

[1] Kotler, P.: Marketing management. Prentice Hall. 11th edition. 2002.

[2] Kotler, P., Armstrong, G.: Marketing: An Introduction. Prentice Hall. 2006.

The course is a part of the following study plans: