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Booth School of Business

Marketing Analytics to Drive Growth

Faculty Perspective: Big Data and Marketing Analytics
Oct 7—9
3 days
Chicago, Illinois, USA
USD 6950
USD 2316 per day

How it works


Give your firm the ultimate competitive edge by attending this marketing analytics program at the school that pioneered quantitative marketing.

In this program, you’ll acquire marketing analytics frameworks to increase ROI and improve your decision-making process based on customer insights. The application of these frameworks will focus on key areas such as customer analytics including the measurement of value creation, product positioning, pricing, digital communication, and more. You’ll be equipped with the agility and creativity to make data-driven, insightful decisions in an increasingly analytical world.

By attending the program, you will:

  • Master a strategic and scientific approach to marketing analytics that results in higher ROI.
  • Gain an understanding of how to use and interpret data for more precise strategic and tactical marketing decision making.
  • Learn to apply analytical frameworks for evaluating marketing strategies with a focus on value creation, customer analysis, product positioning, pricing, communications, and sales force management.
  • Discover how to use algorithmic tools to further digital and non-digital marketing goals.
  • Explore untapped opportunities for Big Data in your firm’s marketing strategies.

The program is offered in a convenient three-day format so you do not need to take extended time away from the office.



Economic Value to the Consumer (EVC)

  • Providing a substantive derivation of value
  • Measuring value and the underlying willingness-to-pay by the customer
  • Generating the value proposition
  • Quantitative analysis for launching pricing and marketing in a new venture

Demand and Optimal Marketing Decision

Using the EVC framework to study product demand and the marketer’s decision-making process

Demand Estimation: Conjoint Analysis

  • Estimating EVC for products with intangible benefits
  • Producing estimates of customer willingness-to-pay
  • Customer profiling and segmentation
  • Pricing and product configuration decisions


Demand Estimation: Marketing Mix Models and Elasticity Analysis

  • Regression analysis to estimate demand
  • The incremental effects of marketing variables
  • Measuring return-on-investment from marketing decisions
  • Formulating a pricing dashboard

Segments and Targeting Marketing

  • Targeting across customer segments for profitability
  • Personalizing to individual customers

Segments and Product Line Strategy

  • Segmentation of product lines
  • Frameworks to minimize cannibalization

Marketing to the Lifetime Value of the Consumer

  • Using the razors and blades model
  • The important role of time in applying the framework


Big Data and Big Analytics

  • Data Types and Value
  • Machine Learning and Marketing
  • Building up the Analytic function

Algorithmic Marketing

  • Product Recommendation Systems
  • Programmatic Advertising
  • Message & Content Optimization
  • Salesforce Analytics

Measurement Analytics

  • A/B Testing
  • Bandits
  • Multi-Touch Attribution
  • Unified Measurement: MMM+MTA

Application at Scale

  • Pricing at Scale
  • Promotion Targeting
  • Managing Analytics

Who should attend

Concepts learned will be particularly useful for:

  • Mid- to senior-level executives responsible for translating marketing data into action and profits in B2B and B2C companies.
  • Marketing, sales, brand and product managers, financial directors, and those who specialize in marketing analytics.
  • Small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to focus their marketing spend.
  • Executives who want to broaden their marketing analytics expertise.


Jean-Pierre Dubé is the Sigmund E. Edelstone Professor of Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Professor Dubé is also director of the Kilts Center for Marketing at the Booth School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. From 2008-2010, he...
Sanjog Misra is the Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research focuses on the use of structural econometric methods to study consumer and firm decisions. In particular, his research involves building data-driven models aimed at ...


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