Marketing Research

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Marketing Research

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Marketing, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MATH 210 or its equivalent

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    An examination of the acquisition of information for marketing managment decision making, including the formulation of research problems, research design, data sources and collection methods, sampling design, data analysis and presentation of results.

    To provide students with the fundamentals necessary to evaluate when marketing research is necessary, to determine the type of research required and to interpret and apply the results. To give students experience in designing and implementing a survey, and analyzing, interpreting and reporting results.

    The course is developed through lectures, discussion and group/individual presentations of case studies. Students are expected to thoroughly read text materials and participate in class discussion. Will be covered in class :
    - Introduction ; Marketing Research Process
    - Data Sources ; Measurement Process
    - Data Collection Methods
    - Sampling Plan ; Further sampling procedures & Field Operations
    - Data Processing & Analysis
    - Reporting Research Findings
    - Demand Measurement & Test Marketing
    - Testing Hypotheses & Database Marketing

    TEXT :
    Marketing Research Essentials, McDaniels & Gates, Wiley, 8th Edition

    The final grade will be made up of class exercises and mini-projects (30%) a mid-term test (30%) and the final examination (40%).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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