Students will explore buyer behavior and motivation using key theories from various social sciences including Anthropology, Sociology, and Psychology. They will apply these theories to contemporary marketing situations. This course will cover many different aspects of consumer behavior including the inner workings in the mind of a consumer and the external influences on the consumer driven process.
Students are allowed to register up until the end of the first week without approval. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are required to achieve a passing final grade. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
Analyze people's consumer-related behaviour using tools of the social sciences
Apply key concepts of behaviour to marketing situations
Develop marketing strategies intended to influence those behaviours
Effective as of Winter 2016
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