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NPTEL: Consumer Behaviour

Drawing heavily from the fields of psychology, anthropology and economics; the concepts of Consumer Behaviour puts forth the decision-making processes of buyers, both individually and in groups.  It studies the decision-making parameters at both individual as well as group levels as endeavors to understand the consumer preferences and choice heuristics. The course will also bring forth the parameters, process and conflicts while considering family as decision-making unit. The course will sensitize the participants about how the aforesaid concepts will help them in designing appropriate marketing mix and the overall marketing strategy.

Syllabus

Week 1: Introduction to Consumer Behaviour, The Changing Patterns of Consumer Behaviour, Use of Market , Segmentation in Consumer Behaviour, Dimensions of Consumerism, Process of Motivation

Week 2: Theories of Motivation-1, Theories of Motivation-2, Consumer Involvement, Case study on Motivation and Involvement, Consumer perception and imagery

Week 3: Case Study on Consumer Perception formation, Theories of Personality, Self-Concept, Learning theories,  Case Study on Consumer Learning Process

Week 4: Attitude Formation-1, Attitude Formation-2, Changing Attitude, Attitude Formation, Case Study on Consumer, Consumers’ Value

Week 5: AIO classification of Lifestyle, VALSTM Typology,  Application of Lifestyle in Marketing, Culture and subculture, Group as a determinant of buyer behaviour

Week 6: Celebrities as Reference group, Concept of family and family life-cycle, Family Buying Decisions,  Case Study on Family Buying Decisions, Diffusion of Innovation

Week 7: Opinion Leadership Types of Consumer Buying Behaviour, Black-Box Model, Modelling Buyer Behaviour-1, Modelling Buyer Behaviour-2

Week 8: Modelling Buyer Behaviour-3, Modelling Industrial buyer Behaviour-1,Modelling Industrial buyer Behaviour-2, Dimensions of Consumer Research, Course Wrap up

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Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Subject Marketing
Provider NPTEL
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Calendar 8 weeks long

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