This activity is a ‘game’ played in groups. Although it is a fun game, it is designed to illustrate the challenges that a firm faces when it evaluates and researches a new product.
Sometimes a firm’s particular characteristics (or marketing situation) will influence their choice of the most appropriate marketing research design (as this activity will demonstrate). The task in this activity is to match the type of market testing research to the firm most likely to conduct it.
For this task, students match the market research term to its definition, as a simple check of their understanding of the main marketing research methods.
This is a free tool for your students to use to make Gantt Charts using an easy-to-use Excel template. Ideal for project planning and input into marketing plans and other assessment tasks.
In this mini case study, an accountant firm is trying to forecast the likely profit from a new software program that they plan to launch onto the market – but they have two quite different profit expectations – can your students help them?
In this marketing research task, students classify questions into scales: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratios scales.
In this set of activities, students download a free Excel template to run the GE matrix, in order to understand its construction and how it works. They can also use the template to assist them in with various marketing reports and/or assignments.
This is an easy-to-use Excel template tool that allows students to learn how to use and interpret cross-tabs, when analyzing market research data. As well as cross-tabs, the template also allows students to produce charts quickly – an ideal tool for their assignments and reports.
This exercise is designed to give students a good sense of how to use perceptual maps effectively from a marketing perspective. Students will need access to Excel and the free mapping template.
In this activity, students are presented with consumer perception data, along with an easy-to-use Excel perceptual mapping tool, to determine the relative positioning of competing brands