Syllabus

Title
1083 Consumer Behavior
Instructors
Dr. Slawomir Smyczek
Contact details
Type
PI
Weekly hours
2
Language of instruction
Englisch
Registration
09/17/20 to 09/24/20
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 10/22/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 10/29/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 11/05/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 11/19/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 11/26/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 12/03/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 12/10/20 03:00 PM - 06:15 PM Online-Einheit
Friday 12/11/20 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM Online-Einheit

Procedure for the course when limited activity on campus

This class will be delivered virtually, with the last two sessions on campus. In case of limited activity on campus, also the last two sessions will take place online.

Contents

The main objective of this course is to help students to understand consumer behavior on market and in household. They will learn about consumer decision-making process, roles of consumer in this process, consumer needs, types of consumer decisions, and consumer risks on market. Especially they will get knowledge about determinants of consumer behavior, including economic, cultural, sociological and psychological. Students will also clearly understand process and different methods of consumer behavior research. They will also learn how to apply knowledge about consumer behavior into business.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understanding specific of consumer behavior and methods of consumer behavior research.
  2. Knowledge of consumer decision making process, types of consumer decisions, consumer needs, and consumer risk on market.
  3. Understanding of consumer behavior models on market.
  4. Understanding of the different determinants influencing consumer behavior.
  5. Knowledge how to apply knowledge of consumer behavior into business practice.

Attendance requirements

Students are required to attend all classes. One absence justified in class is allowed. Students must inform teacher about absence in advance directly or by e-mail.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Lectures, case studies, teamworks, group discussions, collage

Assessment

Case studies – 30 points

Teamwork during course – 40 points

Written final exam – 30 points

Total – 100 points (60% to pass)

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Principles of marketing

Other

Dr. Slawomir Smyczek: ssmyczek@ae.katowice.pl

For any organisational questions please contact coursesinenglish@wu.ac.at

Last edited: 2020-06-22



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