The primary objective of this course is to provide students with tools to undertake and critically evaluate marketing research projects. A hands-on approach is used to explore both qualitative and quantitative marketing-research tools, including the use of SPSS for data analysis. During the semester, student groups complete an entire marketing research project, using the results to guidance decisions to a real company. This course is particularly relevant for students interested in careers in consulting; product, service and brand management; and media and communications as well as for entrepreneurs.
Prerequisites: B6601 "Marketing Strategy" and B6014 "Managerial Statistics". Corequisite: B6602 "Managing Marketing Plans".
Professor of Business
Professor Netzer's expertise centers on one of the major business challenges of the data-rich environment: developing quantitative methods that leverage data to gain a deeper understanding of customer behavior and guide firms' decisions. He focuses primarily on building statistical and econometric models to measure consumer preferences and understand how customer choices change over time, and across contexts. Most notably, he has developed a...