Hone Your Research Skills
This is a comprehensive course for people who would like to nurture their research skills. Discover how to set about research, different types of experiments and data collection, statistics and data analysis, and how to write research reports.
The flexibility within the research modules allows you to work through a succession of research projects and use them to explore areas of interest to you.
Research and Development Underpins Innovation
Every enterprise, business, public or charity alike, is faced with a world of uncertainty; where the only certainty is change!
Change is being driven by an ever increasing global population; greater and connectivity between everyone through the internet, global trade and travel.
Change can be either good or bad; and all too often it is a bit of both.
Research leads to new knowledge; and that knowledge underpins new developments which bring about change.
If research and development can be made better, changes can be more effective -and all of this adds up to career and business opportunities.
This course develops your capabilities for research and development.
For the receptive student, it will help you to think outside of the box, see opportunities and become more successful in either business or other employment.
Note that each module in the Advanced Certificate in Research & Development is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.
When you know how to research and develop products or services, you are well placed to seize on opportunities as they reveal themselves.
There has never been a better time to work with R & D.
Knowledge you gain, and the awareness which you start developing in this course, will set you up to work in any industry, from health or science, to business or manufacturing.
Lots of Opportunities for Research and Development Today
Today's world is one of rapid change; with new technologies and changing marketplaces, driven by scientific discovery, politics, and uprecedented connectivity between people.
If you develop an understanding of management, business, technology and research; and build the know how to apply these skills to any industry, opportunities will begin to reveal themselves.
By selecting, researching and developing the best opportunities, your prospects for success in developing any new product or service will be greatly enhanced.
This course is designed to set you on just such a path.