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Assessment Information
Subject Code: MKT202
Subject Name: Marketing Research Essentials
Assessment Title: Designing Data collection tools.
Weighting: 30%
Total Marks: 30
Word Count N/A 4/5 pages
Due Date: Week-9
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Assessment Description
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In the dynamic world of marketing research, keeping yourself up to date with contemporary trends is very important. This assessment will enable you to identify scope of research, various research topics along identifying and designing suitable data collection tools.
Based on your research topic from assessment-1 you are required to design primary data collection tools.
Your submission must include
1. One page diagram of your research plan including timelines and benchmarks.
2. Design a survey questionnaire using different types of scales, techniques etc.
3. Create a diagram of test market study for the same research.
In preparing your assessment, you will need to include images and any other visual aid that supports your analysis. You are required to reference at least 5 sources of information. These may include corporate websites, government publications, industry reports, census data, journal articles, newspaper articles, and textbook material.
Your document MUST follow a professional structure:
Cover page that contains your details, assessment details etc. (Kaplan coversheet is no longer required.) Questionnaire (Maximum three pages)
Test Market Study Diagram (One page)
Reference List (you must apply Harvard Referencing Style)
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Assignment Submission
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MKT 202 Assessment Marking Rubric
Criteria NN (Fail) 0 - 49 P (Pass) 50 - 64 CR (Credit) 65 - 74 DN (Distinction) 75 - 84 HD (High Distinction) 85 -100
Theory
Application
Your Questionnaire does not satisfactorily identify and apply
relevant Marketing
Research theories and concepts
Your Questionnaire partially identifies
and applies some
relevant Marketing
Research theories and concepts
Your Questionnaire
satisfactorily identifies and applies relevant
Marketing Research theories and concepts
Your Questionnaire strongly identifies and applies relevant
Marketing Research theories and concepts
Your Questionnaire clearly and thoroughly
identifies and applies relevant Marketing
Research theories and concepts
Data
Analysis
Your analysis lacks depth, and your
interpretation is not relevant to the
assessment criteria
You have analysed some market
specific information, although your
interpretation is not
always relevant to
the assessment
criteria
You have analysed most of the market
specific information required by this
assessment
You have analysed and interpreted accurate
market information
You have analysed and interpreted accurate
and specific market information
Questionnaire
Format
The format chosen for your Questionnaire lacks thought and
consideration for the
intended audience
The format chosen for your
Questionnaire is satisfactory, but
major improvements
would enhance its effectiveness
The format chosen for your Questionnaire is
appropriate but quite a few improvements
would be needed for a
professional audience
Your Questionnaire is professionally presented
and has been submitted in a format that, with
some tweaks, could be suitable for a
professional audience
Your Questionnaire is professionally
presented and has
been submitted in an
entirely appropriate format
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