Business Research

Certificate in Business Research (Online Certificate)

Master the knowledge you need to succeed as you research and use the best quality and most appropriate data for decision making for your organization. Get the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making. This certificate will benefit anyone who is in business and needs specific information about a particular topic such as market potential, competitive intelligence, standard industry practice, productivity improvement, etc. This certificate will give you the specific knowledge you need to succeed in your research quest.

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Experience state-of-the-art online learning with UGotClass. These online courses include an audio presentation from your instructor, with slides, each and every week of the course. Unlike other text-only courses, you get to hear your instructor and learn visually too. UGotClass instructors are experts and authorities in their fields. Many are authors, speakers and consultants from all over the United States and Canada. If you choose to successfully complete this online certificate program, you will get a PDF certificate verifying your successful completion of the coursework. You will pass the unit quizzes and participate in discussions to earn and document your learning and knowledge.


  • Introduction to Business Research
  • Business Statistics
  • Qualitative Business Research

Course Descriptions

Introduction to Business Research


Business Research is broad based and provides a strong foundation for meeting business research needs. You will gain the specific knowledge you need to succeed as you research and gather the data needed to make the best business decisions possible. You will also discover the skills needed to effectively communicate research results to a specific audience for maximum impact and effective decision making.

Business Statistics


Business leaders rely on numbers to help them make sound business decisions from budget projections to inventory tracking. Learn how you can make these numbers meaningful in your day-to- day planning and decision-making. Understanding the numbers is vitally important to all types of business decision-making. When you complete this course, you will know how to interpret the data and apply the numbers in real-world business situations.

Qualitative Business Research


Learn how to use qualitative methods (information in words) to make the best possible business decisions in our course. As a business leader, you must be able to communicate effectively in order to get the answers you need when you have a question or need to solve a business problem. Choosing the correct words will allow you to gather rich qualitative information that numbers alone cannot provide. This course will help as you learn to effectively harness the power of your words.