Market Research and Consumer Behavior

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About this course: Your marketing quest begins here! The first course in this specialization lays the neccessary groundwork for an overall successful marketing strategy. It is separated into two sections: Market Research and Consumer Behavior. Gain the tools and techniques to translate a decision problem into a research question in the Market Research module. Learn how to design a research plan, analyze the data gathered and accurately interpret and communicate survey reports, translating the results into practical recommendations. You will then focus in on the consumer decision-making process, highlighting the key moments from identifying a need to buying and consuming a product. Adopt…

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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: Your marketing quest begins here! The first course in this specialization lays the neccessary groundwork for an overall successful marketing strategy. It is separated into two sections: Market Research and Consumer Behavior. Gain the tools and techniques to translate a decision problem into a research question in the Market Research module. Learn how to design a research plan, analyze the data gathered and accurately interpret and communicate survey reports, translating the results into practical recommendations. You will then focus in on the consumer decision-making process, highlighting the key moments from identifying a need to buying and consuming a product. Adopt a true “consumer focus” in your managerial decisions by analyzing how consumers make decisions, what happens (in their hearts and minds) at different stages of the decision making process, and the variables that influence those decisions. This course will equip you with the knowledge required to understand the state of your product before approaching the market strategy. There’s no better place to build the foundations of your marketing journey!

Who is this class for: This course is aimed at any ambitious, business minded individual who has aspirations to launch their own product or service and/or has an interest in pursuing a career in marketing. A basic understanding of the principles of marketing would be an advantage but it is not essential.

Created by:  IE Business School
  • Taught by:  Shameek Sinha, Professor

    Marketing
Basic Info Course 1 of 5 in the Marketing Strategy Specialization Level Beginner Commitment 4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week Language English, Subtitles: Spanish How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.1 stars Average User Rating 4.1See what learners said Coursework

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Consumer Behavioral Fundamentals



This Course consists of two blocks: Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior. First, learners will see the tools and methods to be able to effectively conduct (or hire) and interpret marketing research. Second, they will learn the foundations of consumer behavior and the consumer decision-making process and how to use this knowledge in the formulation of effective marketing strategies and tactic. In this first module, you will head-dive into your consumer's thought-processes to really get to know what makes them tick, and, more specifically, what makes them make their purchase decisions. Getting into the mind of your customer is the first step in developing a marketing strategy that is effective.


8 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. Video: Course Trailer
  2. Video: Why is Consumer Behavior Important in the Marketing Process Framework?
  3. Video: The Consumer Behavior Process
  4. Video: The Consumers' Attitudes Perspective
  5. Video: The Contiuum of Consumers' Thought Process
  6. Video: Prospect Theory: How Your Customers' Rationality Affects Their Decisions
  7. Video: Understanding Your Customers' Limits
  8. Video: The Continuum of Buying-Decision Behavior
  9. Reading: Reading: Motivation, Cognition, Learning: Basic Factors in Consumer Behavior
  10. Reading: Reading: Thirty Years of Prospect Theory in Economics: A Review and Assessment

Graded: Graded Quiz

WEEK 2


The Consumer Decision Process



Module 2 will guide you through the consumer decision-making process. Here you will explore how a potential-buyer researches a product, how they make their purchase decision, and their post-purchase evaluation. You will also understand the difference between consumer markets and business markets.


7 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Stages of the Consumer Decision-Making Process
  2. Video: Need Recognition and Information Search
  3. Video: Evaluation of Alternatives & Purchase
  4. Video: Post-Purchase Evaluation
  5. Video: What Constraints do Consumers Enounter?
  6. Video: Information Processing and Overload
  7. Video: How Perceptions & Attitudes Affect Consumers' Decisions
  8. Reading: Reading: Consumer Attitudes and Perceptions on Sustainability

Graded: Graded Quiz

WEEK 3


Marketing Research Fundamentals



In the second half of this course, you will explore the world of marketing research. In Module 3, Professor Sinha will share with you the importance of market research and how to acquire data. Later, you will delve into the different types of experimental research and design.


8 videos expand


  1. Video: The Importance of Marketing Research & Its Role In Marketing Management
  2. Video: The Steps to Conducting Marketing Research
  3. Video: Types of Market Research
  4. Video: Exploratory, Descriptive and Causal Research – Part I
  5. Video: Exploratory, Descriptive and Causal Research – Part II
  6. Video: Types of Experimentation
  7. Video: Validity & Reliability
  8. Video: Types of Experimental Designs

Graded: Graded Quiz

WEEK 4


Marketing Research Data Collection & Analysis



In the last Module of this course, you will learn with more detail the various types of data acquired during the marketing research process and how to evaluate and assess it. Discovering the importance of, and how to create an effective survey, will also be covered.In the second half of this course, you will explore the world of marketing research.


6 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Video: Primary Data in Market Research
  2. Video: Secondary Data & Scales of Measurement
  3. Video: How to Design a Questionnaire
  4. Video: How to Measure and Scale our Consumers' Attitudes
  5. Reading: Self-Reports: How the Questions Shape the Answers
  6. Video: Target Population and Sampling
  7. Video: Categorical Data, Metric Data & Hypothesis Testing

Graded: Graded Quiz
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