MKM701 - Applied Marketing Research
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Applied Marketing Research
The emphasis of this subject is on marketing research as an integral part of management decision making. Through applied research in a field situation, students gain an understanding of the required steps in designing a research study to yield relevant, timely, applicable, and accurate information. Students also gain experience in applying research concepts and methods to current management problems. The subject will be user oriented. Students learn to determine the marketing information needs of management, to obtain and to communicate that information.
One Credit toward the Marketing Management Ontario Graduate Certificate Program.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Integrate the marketing research function into the flow of marketing management decision making.
2. Fully define and understand the different types of marketing problems/opportunities. Determine applicable marketing research objectives derived from marketing research problems and integrate them into the marketing management decision process.
3. Assess exploratory, descriptive, and causal information requirements and conduct effective market analysis.
4. Identify and compile the characteristics and differences between primary versus secondary research; qualitative versus quantitative research; descriptive versus causal versus exploratory research techniques; then select and apply the most appropriate technique/method.
5. Apply the most appropriate fieldwork methodology.
6. Design a detailed, comprehensive research methodology/plan integrating marketing problem/decision requirements.
7. Create an original written formal marketing research proposal.
8. Create/Design appropriate measurement instruments, e.g. Questionnaires
9. Understand, select, apply and conduct the most appropriate sampling and statistical techniques and applications.
10. Apply, and conduct the most appropriate method of basic data analysis/simplification/organization including data editing, tabulation, coding, and cross tabulation.
11. Conduct full data interpretation with appropriate recommendations and conclusions on which to base marketing management decisions.
12. Create, design, present, and write a full formal marketing research report.
13. Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationship skills.
14. Communicate effectively in a professional manner with both internal and external clients/customers/team members.
15. Demonstrate basic skills in the use of relevant software/technology.
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