Courses Bachelor Display 2021-2022

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Course title Marketing and Business Analytics
Course code EBC1047
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 31-1-2022 25-3-2022 X X
Level no level
Coordinator Kimberley van der Heijden
For more information: kcw.vanderheijden@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
* Students have knowledge on the core principles of marketing and marketing research.
* Students are able to address a specific marketing research question using appropriate theory and methods.
* Students are able to explain and defend the choices made during the research process.
* Students are able to select an appropriate research method based on the setting of a marketing reseach problem.
* Students present their findings on the basis of assignments, and provide an answer to the marketing research problem in its context.
* Students are aware of the latest business and technological developments in marketing research.
* Students are able to communciate their findings both orally and in writing.
* Students are able to operate in an intercultural team.
Description
The course Marketing and Business Analytics introduces basic marketing concepts and functions, and illustrates how modern data-driven insights can be used to fulfill these functions. Attention will be paid to market segmentation, and how firms can achieve their strategic marketing goals using the four main marketing mix instruments. A limited set of marketing research tools to support these decisions will be introduced, including customer lifetime value and cluster analysis techniques for market segmentation, marketing response models to investigate advertising and pricing effectiveness, and conjoint analysis for new product development.

Formative assessment: Feedback by tutors and peers during tutorial meetings
Summative assessment: Final exam, assignments
Instructional approach: Lectures and tutorials
Literature
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Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Attendance / Written Exam / Assignment / Presentation
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This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Business Analytics Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)