Qualitative Research Methods
This course includes aspects of qualitative research methods such as data collection (acquisition of participants, structured guideline design, and interview realization) and data analysis (transcription, qualitative content analyses – Mayring, Nvivo, MaxQDA). Further topics and methods of qualitative marketing research will be presented and discussed in the lecture.
After this course students are able to design, conduct and analyze qualitative empirical studies, e.g. in their master theses. They will acquire detailed knowledge about qualitative research methods. This course is designed to advance the methodological competence of the students and enable them to reach complex marketing-decision.