SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Specialist
SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Specialists facilitate well-planned marketing research methods to measure factors that can drive better corporate decision making and in turn more decisive marketing actions.
SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Specialists demonstrate how marketing research findings assist the marketing team conceptualize and finalize product features as well as other components of a company’s Marketing Strategy.
Specialists also test multiple marketing hypothesis in order to better understand consumer behavior, define metrics for marketing efforts, and track and improve marketing activities.
Successful candidates will be awarded the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Specialist certification by SMstudy® after passing the exam.
- Study of all processes from SMstudy® Guide – Marketing Research book and 20 mandatory educational hours.
- Sales and Marketing Professionals
- Multiple choice
- 140 questions
- No negative marks for incorrect answers
- 180-minute duration
- Proctored online exam
- This certification is appropriate for Sales and Marketing Professionals interested in becoming a Marketing Research Specialist.
Candidates should have a minimum of three years work experience.
- It is preferable to complete the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Professional certification and study all processes in the SMstudy® Guide – Marketing Research book before applying for the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Specialist certification.
- It is also mandatory to earn 20 educational hours by attending Marketing Research Specialist classroom training provided by a SMstudy® approved VMedu Authorized Training Partner (V.A.T.P.).
- If a student is working somewhere as a marketing professional then his experience can be counted towards 40 hours and he can go through the online course and give the exam. There is no such rule to go through the classroom course and then give the exam.
How to earn Specialist Level Certification
Register for the exam and pay the appropriate Fee.
- As you communicate the payment, you will be enabled to access the course material trough the credential you will automatically receive.
- Login and access the collection of best Sales and Marketing courses through online or SMstudy® mobile app using the credentials provided by us, your SMstudy® A.T.P.
- Access the online course on ‘Marketing Research’.
- Read all the important concepts covered in the course.
- The course includes:
- High quality videos
- Study guides
- Chapter tests
- Glossary of important terms
- Take the exam
- Schedule the three hour proctored exam.
- You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
- SMstudy® verifies the application; confirms the exam date & time.
- Take the three hour proctored exam online.
- Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.
- If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again by paying $50.