This course follows a multidisciplinary approach to examine and analyze the consumer as a decision-maker. Its main goal is to understand how fundamental consumer behavior concepts and principles can be used in marketing decision-making and strategic marketing actions. Topics covered include consumer decision-making models and information processing, consumer perceptions, loyalty and involvement, attitude measurement and change, consumer analysis and research, demo-psychographic research, interpersonal and social influences, buyer behavior, and strategic implications on market segmentation, product positioning and marketing communications.