Jul 18, 2018  
Fall 2016 Academic Catalog (August 2016 - December 2016) 
    
Fall 2016 Academic Catalog (August 2016 - December 2016) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MKT 406 Consumer Behavior

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Prerequisites: MKT 305 .
An in-depth study of the concepts that help marketers understand why consumers behave as they do in the marketplace. Additionally, the impact of consumer behavior on the organizational-buyer relationship is included. Topics include the review of consumer research processes, market segmentation, strategic targeting, and the study of the consumer as an individual. Throughout the course students develop a project that applies consumer research and behavior. Among the topics related to consumer behavior are motivation, personality, perception, learning, attitude formation, marketing communications and social and cultural impacts. An international cross-cultural perspective and ethical dimensions of the consumer’s decision-making process are studied.

Note: This course is restricted to students who have been accepted into a business student status or are in Concord academic programs that have made prior arrangements to include these courses in their curriculum requirements.