What you’ll learn in this course

Think customer research can’t impact the bottom line? Think again. Or better yet, learn how to become an insights Black Belt and impact it yourself. This course provides students with hands-on training and a toolkit to ensure you and your team show up as your client’s secret weapon.

The course helps corporate research professionals and their research agency partners become strategic business assets. Students will walk away with a toolkit they can use to frame business problems, conduct scenario planning, and create a blueprint to become a powerful business partner.

Upon course completion, you will be able to 

  • Strengthen Individual Consulting Skills
  • Assess organizational maturity
  • Storytelling
  • Insights Impact & ROI

As a student, you get lots of helpful videos, readings and reference material.

Take a look inside the course

  • 1


    • Getting Ready to Rock!

    • Access Your Live Sessions Here

  • 2

    Strategic Consultant Framework

    • Lesson Plan

    • Strategic Consultant Framework [Lecture]

    • Strategic Consultant Framework [Slide Viewer]

    • Strategic Consultant Framework [Slide File Download]

    • Rockstar Practice

  • 3

    Organizational Maturity

    • Lesson Plan

    • Organizational Maturity [Lecture]

    • Organizational Maturity [Slide Viewer]

    • Organizational Maturity [Slide File Download]

    • Rockstar Practice

  • 4

    Storytelling and Visual Communication

    • Lesson Plan

    • Storytelling and Visual Communication [Lecture]

    • Storytelling and Visual Communication [Slide Viewer]

    • Storytelling and Visual Communication [Slide File Download]

    • Rockstar Practice

  • 5

    Insights Impact & ROI

    • Lesson Plan

    • Insights Impact & ROI [Lecture]

    • Insights Impact & ROI [Slide Viewer]

    • Insights Impact & ROI [Slide File Download]

  • 6

    Bonus Resourses

    • Recommended Reading & Viewing

  • 7


    • Your Rockstar Status Awaits: Final Assessment

Meet Your Instructor

Chris Grabarkiewicz-Davis, PhD

Partner, Olivetree Insights

Chris is a partner at Olivetree Insights; a business consultancy whose Smart Insights Brief software, workshops, and consulting services are giving insights teams the tools to become a competitive advantage. Chris’ experience is diverse including leading teams responsible for web, customer, & CRM analytics; market mix modeling and traditional consumer insights. Prior to joining Olivetree Insights, she held leadership positions at Ipsos Connect, Luxottica Retail (Director Consumer Insights & Marketing Analytics), MetrixLab, and Nationwide Financial. She is a Past-President of the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Marketing Association and has a PhD in Political Science from The Ohio State University.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are committed to advancing the work, and careers, of Market Research & Insights Professionals

  • What is 'hybrid eLearning'?

    Many Research Rocksktar students enjoy the schedule flexibility of our on-demand training format. That's great! But for those seeking an interactive experience with real-time instructor demonstrations and support, nothing beats our real-time sessions! All Research Rockstar courses are offered twice a year in real-time. And 24/7 in the on-demand format.

  • Why memberships?

    Most of our students are working professionals with busy schedules. Sometimes they intend to complete training more quickly than the reality of looming project deadlines allow. With a membership, students have access to all of their classes. No time-outs!

  • Can I get a Free Trial?

    Yes! You can try us out with a 14-day Free Trial.

  • Can I get a group discount?

    Yes. If you have a team of five or more people, please contact [email protected] to ask about volume discounts. We also offer private training for groups either in the virtual classroom or at your location.

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