CMKT 500 - Marketing Research
Course DescriptionThis course examines the role of marketing research in making strategic marketing decisions through the application and use of the scientific method and traditional quantitative and qualitative marketing research tools. Students hone their quantitative skills by developing a deeper understanding of the importance of large datasets, Web analytics and secondary analysis, and the role of financial and other marketing metric data in evidence-based and ethical decision-making. Group project work develops communication and teamwork skills.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
This course is online and asynchronous except for its final exam, which is held in person, on campus (beginning Winter 2023). You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.On-campus exam requirement: Beginning Winter 2023, your final exam will be written in person at the Toronto Metropolitan University campus. If you live more than 100 km from the TMU campus, you may arrange to write your exam off campus using an approved off-campus invigilation service. Details on your exam date and how to arrange off-campus invigilation can be found on the Exams for Online Courses webpage.
RequisitesPrerequisite: CMKT 300
Antirequisites: RMG 700 and HRT 741
- Marketing Innovation : Electives (select 1)
- Marketing Research : Required Courses
- Strategic Marketing Management : Electives (select 4 or 5)