|Course code MKTG2101||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School|
Understanding how and why consumers behave in a given way enables marketers to design and implement better marketing strategies. Consumer Behaviour focuses upon understanding consumer decision-making processes and the various factors that influence these processes. Collaborative work processes, inquiry and communication skills within marketing contexts are focused upon for student attribute development.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:|
1. Discuss the rationale for studying consumer behaviour.
2. Identify and explain factors which influence consumer behaviour inclusive of society and culture.
3. Demonstrate how knowledge of consumer behaviour can be applied to marketing.
4. Develop communication skills both orally and in writing within marketing contexts
5. Demonstrate the capability to work both independently and in a team environment employing inquiry processes to complete marketing projects.
|Content||Topics in this course may include:|
1. Consumers in the marketplace
2. Consumers as individuals - perception, learning and memory, motivation and values, the self, personality and lifestyles, attitudes, attitude change
3. Consumers as decision makers - individual decision making, buying and disposing, group influence and opinion leadership, household decision making
4. Consumers and subcultures - social class, ethnic racial and religious subcultures, age subcultures
5. Consumers and culture - cultural influences, diffusion of global consumer culture
|Transition||This course is not available to students who have successfully completed MKTG2000.|
|Assumed Knowledge||MKTG2100 Principles of Marketing|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for MKTG2101|