[spacer height=”-50px”]Marketing Research Expert


SMstudy Certified Marketing Research Experts are experienced facilitators who ensure that appropriate assessment tools are used to measure factors that can help drive better corporate decision-making, and in turn more decisive marketing actions. SMstudy Certified Marketing Research Expert will be able to execute processes associated with planning and executing a marketing research project include understanding the research problem; deciding a suitable research design; collecting, processing, and analyzing data required to solve the problem; interpreting data; and presenting the findings/recommendations of the research project to the key decision makers.

Successful candidates will be awarded the SMstudy Certified Marketing Strategy Expert certification by SMstudy after passing the certification exam.

Certification Prerequisites Target Audience Price 
Experience Education
SCMR-E 5 years of work experience Study of all processes from SMstudy Guide – Marketing Strategy book, 40 mandatory educational hours and professional recommendation. Sales and Marketing Professionals and Specialists.  $600

Marketing Research Expert Brochure

Course brochure

Audience Profile

This certification is appropriate for Sales and Marketing Professionals and Specialists who are interested in becoming a Marketing Strategy Experts.


The candidate should have minimum of 5 years work experience. It is preferable to complete the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Specialist and study all processes from the SMstudy Guide – Introduction and Marketing Strategy book before applying for the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Strategy Expert. It is also mandatory to gain 40 mandatory educational hours by attending Marketing Strategy Expert classroom training provided by a SMstudy approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.) and produce professional recommendation.

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 180 questions per exam
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 240 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam

How to Apply

  • Register for the SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Expert Certification.
  • Pay the certification course & exam fee. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
  • Access the online course and take the exam
    • Access the online course on ‘SMstudy® Certified Marketing Research Expert’.
    • Schedule the four hour proctored exam.
    • SMstudy verifies the application; confirms the exam date & time.
    • Take the four hour proctored exam online.
  • Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.
    • Your name will be added to the SMstudy Certification Registry.
    • The physical certificate will be shipped to you.
    • If unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two free exam retakes.