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EIB B262: Marketing Research and Analysis

Course Description

This course adopts a comprehensive hands-on approach to designing and conducting research. From classic opinion research to social media analytics, a wide range of contexts, problem areas, and methods are covered that are relevant across disciplines and fields of study. Students will be exposed to the various stages of the research process from recognizing the need for research and defining the problem to analyzing data and interpreting results. Proper design of research methods, fieldwork, questionnaires, and surveys (e.g., online surveys) is covered. Both qualitative (e.g., focus groups, projective techniques) and quantitative approaches (e.g., cluster, discriminant, and factor analysis) are presented. Various analytical techniques are introduced “hands on” via a series of computer exercises and cases (using SPSS and Excel).

Course faculty: Bernard L. Simonin
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2018

Room: Mugar 231
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Time: 9:40 am - 10:55 am
SIS number: 84219

Final Exam

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Fall 2019

Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Time: 9:00 am - 10:55 am

Final Exam

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