Marketing Research Methods

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM080A05
Vaknaam Marketing Research Methods
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (en semester II a)
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Marketing Research Methods
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Describe different forms of research.
2. Explain what are the requirements for different types of analysis techniques.
3. Critically assess which marketing research technique should be used in which situation using a dataset.
4. Perform advanced marketing research techniques, such as factor analysis, cluster analysis, advanced regression analysis, and conjoint analysis and interpret the output.
5. Use the output of each of the above mentioned techniques to write a report.
6. Illustrate the role of the marketing research department in / of marketing research agencies for the organization.
Omschrijving Building on methodological knowledge which is standard in business-related bachelor degrees, this course takes the extra mile, and focuses on advanced marketing research techniques such as cluster analysis, advanced regression techniques, factor analysis, and conjoint analysis. These techniques are a.o. used in marketing for segmentation, targeting, positoning and new product research. In this course the statistical computer program SPSS is used, so a basic knowledge of this software is assumed. Lectures, and teacher-assisted computer classes will support the students in solving the assignments.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, practica
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
(Peer assessment is also part of the course assessment)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. ir. M.J. Gijsenberg
Docent(en) dr. ir. M.J. Gijsenberg
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Marketing Research, an Applied Orientation Global Edition, 2009, 6th edition, Prentice Hall.
Malhotra, N.K. 9780136094234 ca. €  81,00
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen Secretariaat vakgroep Marketing, DUI 334, tel. 050 3637065, marketing.education@rug.nl
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc Marketing-Intelligence – BI, Oslo (2-jarig)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Oslo) 2 semester I a verplicht
MSc Marketing  (basisprogramma Marketing Intelligence) 1 semester I a verplicht
MSc Marketing  (basisprogramma Marketing Management) 1 semester I a verplicht