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About the Course

Market Research is a growing and important field that is used in many industries around the world. Given all the data that is collected whether by organizations, industries, social media, governments, etc., it’s important that someone can review and sift through all the noise to provide valuable insights. And that’s where you come in as a market researcher. This course will only scratch the surface and provide you a foundational understanding of this field. In this course, you will be able to define market research and identify some tools used in the industry. You will be able to discuss the importance of secondary and internal research in terms of the planning process. You will be able to define what primary research is and identify the various ways to conduct primary research. You will be able to focus on an actual research plan or proposal for your peer review project. You will be able to compose a response to a request for a proposal or research plan and be able to address the various components of the proposal and package it in a professional manner....

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Sep 13, 2022

Your Peer Review is the WORST IDEA IN THE WORD!





Nov 19, 2018

It's my pleasure to have this course. It help me to accelerate my potentiality to design a proposal with all the knowledge along the 4 weeks. Thanks very much for this opportunity.

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By Malize E

Mar 5, 2022

Really good! This is the best course I took on Coursera so far, the production quality is excellent, the quality of the content is also excellent, I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot.

By Mang S L

Feb 26, 2023

A good start for market research. All interested in market research and writing either proposal or request for proposal should take the course.

By Saad B A

Dec 28, 2020

It's a very good way to learn writing abstract of market research and these skills are very useful in our professional life and future career.

By Saima L

Jun 21, 2020

I really enjoyed this course and gain useful information to achieve my supper goal to become a market researcher. Thank for this opportunity.

By Melvin G

Aug 15, 2018

This is a very good introduction to initiating a research proposal. I am really grateful to Jim Fong and his team for the valuable insights.

By Panithi L

Apr 19, 2021

What a great certifie! I would like to recommend all of you who are seeking a first step to start learning about a market research study.

By Marie R

Jul 30, 2020

Very practical and applicable. I learned a lot and enjoyed this class. Thanks for making this course available for learners like us.

By naama k

Jun 15, 2021

very clear and easy why of understanding the start of a process. I enjoyed listening and the course was very well organised

By Christian D G R

Jul 28, 2020

Nice course, nd Jim Fong is a really good instructor, he uses a standard and easy english, very recommended the course

By Dr P P P

Apr 25, 2020

This is one of the basic course for writing Research Proposal. I suggest every one to take this course. All the best!

By Phoebe P

Aug 11, 2022

Course provided good overview content that made me eager to go to the next course in market research specialization.

By amit s

Mar 26, 2020

Wonderful Course gives insight into research proposals. Helpful in making the right understanding about research.

By Xiaoxiao W

Jan 3, 2021

I like this course a lot, the professor makes the study easier as he provides the proper examples for methods.

By amira n e n

Sep 14, 2020

I have understood so much , I was happy to be with you and I wish learn more and more with you , thank you

By Partha S

May 18, 2022

Excellent content and wornderful insights. SOme more downloadable docs or handouts would be appreciated.

By Kasuntha M

Jun 20, 2021

Great course to learn about Research Proposals and Initiating Research. I highly recommend this course.

By Shanthi N

Nov 8, 2020

Many hours i took to write the assignment and it was worth to have a experiential learning.

Thank you

By Gabriel A N R

Jul 22, 2020

Buen curso, bastante completo. Quizás sería bueno sería dar ejemplos aplicados en cada tema tratado

By Michelle J

May 17, 2020

It was soo good to have informative class with professors of the market research subject...

By Abdulahi O M

Sep 17, 2017

This course is very helpful for developing me to become a Market Researcher in the Future.

By Nuttanich P

Oct 23, 2020

Very knowledgeable for beginners who want to do market research. I have learned a lot.

By Melody J

Sep 13, 2019

Jim Fong is so knowledgeable and makes this content so accessible for me as a learner!

By Vandana P

Jul 28, 2020

Great way of teaching..short videos which are to the point. Loved being part of this

By Arushi G

Sep 6, 2021

It is a wonderful course giving deep insight about research and research proposal.


Jun 16, 2020

The subject is getting more simple and lot of practical approaches, Thanks to all