MKTG09024 2023 Digital Customer Experience
This module explores Digital Customer Experience, and its role within the modern business. It examines relational and experiential marketing, the expectations of the modern customers and how technology has driven these expectations. Additionally, the module assesses the use of data driven metrics which incorporate AI and other technologies to allow managers to provide the expected level of digital experience that the customer demands.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Examine how Digital Customer Experience is constructed and employed across marketing
Critically assess how technology is shaping Digital Customer Experience
Examine and assess the management of touchpoints throughout the customer journey across multiple platforms
Critically assess the role of data to drive Digital Customer Experience, including personalisation, retention and service encounters.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Lectures will introduce the students to the theoretical aspects of Customer Experience. Learners will contrast and compare various CX offerings from industry leading organisations and examine the process of CX development and management. Case studies and additional resource material will be provided to reinforce the learning process and provide clear demonstrations of successful CX implementation.
A UDL approach will be embedded in the delivery of this module to ensure it is accessible for all learners. Learners will be encouraged to engage in reflective practise to help them identify how they can improve their learning during the semester.
Module Assessment Strategies
Learners will complete two components of continuous assessment which are designed to ensure they meet the learning outcomes.
Firstly, they will complete a report outlining key CX factors and examining the elements presented by leading industry practitioners.
Secondly, they will develop a CX strategy outlining the stages of the customer journey, how to manage this journey along with the key metrics needed to measure its success.
Repeat requirements will be determined based on failed components.
The repeat requirement will be recorded at the relevant Progression & Award board.
Relationship and experience marketing (LO1)
- What is Customer Experience (CX) and how is it constructed
- What is Digital Customer Experience and its role in contemporary business
- Customer Experience (CX), Digital Experience (DX), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and User Experience (UX) and how are they connected.
Role of Technology (LO2)
- Examine how the customer engages across numerous platforms including Social Media/Mobile/Internet, Extended realities, AI, Chatbots, IoT and e-Commerce.
- Personalisation and seamless integration across platforms
DX Management (LO3)
- Analyse the customer journey
- How to identify and map touchpoints
- Marketing Automation and how to manage the customer interactions
- Examine customers interaction and engagement
- Retention and loyalty
- Customer service management
- Chatbots and online agents
- Developing a CX strategy
- Accessibility and awareness of customer needs
DX Measurement (LO4)
- Examine the various measurement tools available for Digital Customer Experience including NPS, CSAT, EXQ and SERVQUAL
- Analyse customer insights to fully understand your customer
- Critically access the role of Big Data and AI to manage and analysis various customer related data
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Customer Experience research||Coursework Assessment||Written Report/Essay||40 %||Week 7||1,2|
|2||Customer Experience Strategy||Coursework Assessment||Written Report/Essay||60 %||End of Semester||1,2,3,4|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||Not Specified||Self directed learning||4||Weekly||4.00|
Online Learning Mode Workload
|Independent Learning||Online||Self directed learning||4||Weekly||4.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2019-11-16 Customer Experience
ISBN 1912774410 ISBN-13 9781912774418
AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW, NO DELAYS - 22 international CX professionals share their current best-thinking, strategies and insights for achieving impact and visibility using world-class, best-practice CX principles. Contributors are experienced, qualified and certified CX experts including Ian Golding, Gayana Helder, Olga Guseva, Duong Nguyen, Jonathan Daniels, Ben Phillips, Naeem Arif, Hannah Foley, Megan Germann, Patricia Sanchez Diaz, Marleen van Wijk, Nick Meinertzhagen, Alec Dalton, Anna Stoll, Daniel Dougherty, Narjs Boufaden, Rohilla Nasreen, Marc Karschies, Ruth Crowley, Janelle Mansfield, Michele Badenhorst and Gabriela Geeson. Topics include: Customer centric culture Organisation adoption and accountability VoC insight and understandings CX design and improvement CX metrics, measurement and ROI CX strategy This is an extraordinary volume packed with frontline experience, insight and value for anyone wanting to dramatically enhance the customer experience in their organization.
2021-08-13 Digital Customer Experience Engineering Apress
ISBN 1484272420 ISBN-13 9781484272428
Customer experience engineering applied to the engineering department is rare, but needed. Most companies keep support, UX, engineering, product, and CX separate. To address this gap, this book highlights roles and techniques that are proven to accelerate issue detection and prevention by 30% or more. With the author's vast experience in tech support, he has developed techniques and skills that allow engineers to gain customer insights faster and through new and insightful sources that are within their reach. You will develop a deep understanding of the impact of issues; understand and optimize the speed of the engineering feedback loop (issue resolution time); and develop the ability to calculate the cost of the issues or customer friction to the business (in aggregate and on a case-by-case basis). Organizations can save significant money and add additional revenue by addressing customer friction proactively in collaboration with product, engineering, and site reliability engineering (SRE) functions and reduce the average time of an issue resolution by 80%. The cross-functional leadership, mentoring, and engineering techniques youll learn from this proactive stance are very valuable and teachable, and this book will show you the path forward. What You Will Learn Gain the techniques and tools necessary to validate customer journey success in production Contribute to customer-centric key performance indicators (KPIs) on executive dashboards Create meaningful insights and data points that allowed the feedback loop to be optimized and efficient Who This Book is For Professionals participating in the value stream of digital software engineering for the benefit of customer experiences, directly or indirectly. You may be an engineer practicing DevOps or site reliability, or you might be a product owner, UX designer, or researcher. You might be working in support and seeking for new ways to engage with your engineering teams.
2020-07-06 The Customer Experience Playbook
Practical book with lots of insights on how to lead customer experience transformations, and how to build a customer experience team.
Qualtric - https://www.qualtrics.com/uk/customer-experience/
Hubspot - https://www.hubspot.com/resources/customer-experience
Gartner - https://www.gartner.com/en/marketing/insights/customer-experience-strategy
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