Post Graduate

Market Research & Methods

level of course unit

1st Master cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

The participants:
• know qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis
• know the design aspects of questionnaires: Question types, scale levels, alignment and dimensionality
• can evaluate questionnaires and analyze and interpret them using descriptive and simple inferential statistics: Data collection, processing and evaluation
• can develop and formulate research questions and create and process research hypotheses
• can create and send an online questionnaire and collect and evaluate the data accordingly
• can apply inferential statistical evaluation procedures (e.g. in SPSS, Jasp, Datatab, Excel etc.)
• can create an interview guideline, conduct and evaluate expert interviews
• can conduct a qualitative content analysis

prerequisites and co-requisites

Academic Methods

course contents

• Secondary, qualitative, quantitative research
• Questionnaire development and design
• Data modeling, coding and test procedure selection
• Introduction to online questionnaire design: Question variants, dynamic content, sending and evaluating responses
• Selected descriptive indicators, extension by inferential statistical methods
• Procedure and execution of interviews, transcription, coding of texts (category formation and generalization)
• The content-analytical procedure model (qualitative content analysis)

recommended or required reading

• Magerhans, A. (2016): Marktforschung, Eine praxisorientierte Einführung
• Kuß, A./ Wildner, R./ Kreis, H. (2014): Marktforschung, Grundlagen der Datenerhebung und Datenanalyse
• Koch, J./ Gebhardt, P. (2016): Marktforschung: Grundlagen und praktische Anwendungen
• Theobald, A. (2017): Praxis Online-Marktforschung, Grundlagen - Anwendungsbereiche - Durchführung
• Porst, R. (2014): Fragebogen, Ein Arbeitsbuch
• Kaiser, R. (2014): Qualitative Experteninterviews, Konzeptionelle Grundlagen und praktische Durchführung
• Mayring, P. (2015): Qualitative Inhaltsanalyse: Grundlagen und Techniken
• Cleff, T. (2015): Deskriptive Statistik und Explorative Datenanalyse
• Duller, C. (2013): Einführung in die Statistik mit EXCEL und SPSS, 3. Aufl.

assessment methods and criteria

Projektarbeit

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

ILV (Blended Learning, Inverted Classroom)

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

n.N.

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

6_MFM

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

no

Kontaktpersonen

Kampfer Kristina
Prof. (FH) Dr. Kristina Kampfer
Wissenschaftliche Leitung
+43 5372 71819 200
Kristina.Kampferfh-kufstein.ac.at
Greiderer Georg
Georg Greiderer
Kontaktperson & Anmeldung
+43 5372 71819 201
business-schoolfh-kufstein.ac.at
Didaktisches Konzept: eLearning
Didaktisches Konzept: eLearning