What you’ll learn in this course

Planning to run a survey project, but don’t know where to start? In this class, Instructor Kathryn Korostoff will teach students to manage the process from beginning to end. Includes tips for pre-testing and how to avoid common mistakes in survey research.  

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Document a survey research project schedule 
  • Manage questionnaire development from start-to-finish 
  • Take steps to optimize the instrument for data quality
  • Avoid common mistakes in survey research 

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 Session Here

  • 2

    Questionnaire Design 101: Planning and Project Management

    • Lesson Plan

    • Questionnaire Design 101: Planning and Project Management [Lecture]

    • Questionnaire Design 101: Planning and Project Management [Slide Viewer]

    • Questionnaire Design 101: Planning and Project Management [Slide File Download]

    • Data Analysis Plan Example

    • Questionnaire Design: Making Questions Clear

  • 3

    Bonus Resources

    • Common Rating Scales in Questionnaire Design

    • Quantitative Project Flow Chart Example

    • Project Schedule Sample

    • Data Analysis Plan for Customer Satisfaction Example

    • "Make Questions Clear" from Davis H. Harris' "The Complete Guide to Writing Better Questionnaires"

    • Recommended Reading & Viewing

  • 4


    • Your Rockstar Status Awaits: Final Assessment

  • 5

    Our Short Feedback Survey

    • Your candid feedback helps us improve

Meet Your Instructor

Kathryn Korostoff

President, Lead Instructor Research Rockstar Training and Staffing

Kathryn Korostoff is President and Lead Instructor at Research Rockstar Training & Staffing. With a team of 10 expert instructors and 100+ fully vetted consultants, Kathryn works to advance market research and insights excellence. She wants everyone to be a Research Rockstar! She is a hands-on market researcher and has personally conducted over 600 primary research projects. A frequent speaker at market research events and former professor, Kathryn is also a past President of the Insights Association New England Chapter, and a former national board member. She can be reached at KKorostoff@ResearchRockstar.com. And be sure to check out her video podcast on market research methodology and career trends (see Conversations for Research Rockstars on the Research Rockstar YouTube channel).

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • 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 Sample?

    Yes. We offer free previews of 5 courses. Just select the course—or courses—of interest. Be sure to watch a lecture, read a case study or even try a sample quiz.

  • Can I get a group discount?

    Teams of 5 or more students are offered team pricing. For more information, please see our Team Pricing page.

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