fbpx

Turn your research into an experimentation roadmap

Online course: Strategic Research for Experimentation

Skill level: Beginner to Expert

Course length: 5h 11min | 12 lessons | 11 downloadable resources

Overview: Run strategic research that fuels your experimentation programs. As a result, you’ll be able to:

  • Learn principles and frameworks for developing a strategic research program.
  • Understand individual research methodologies like usability studies, heat maps, and data analysis.
  • Combine individual methodologies into a strategic roadmap for experimentation.

By:

  • Emma Travis, Research Director @ Speero
  • Gertrud Vahtra, Experimentation Strategist @ Speero

Sign up to All-Access

English subtitles Certificate included
CXL-Rating-Transparent

Some of the companies that train their teams at CXL:

What you will be able to do at the end of your training

After completing the Strategic Research for Experimentation training program, you’ll be able to confidently turn the insights and learnings from your research into a high-quality experimentation program. You’ll also be able to:

  • Discover the purpose and benefit of eight key user research methods: UX heuristic review, customer surveys, on-site polls, usability studies, analytics analysis, copy testing, session recordings, and heatmaps.
  • Understand the pros and cons of each method: Learn how to determine the most suitable research method/s for any use case.
  • Learn about exploratory, focused, and validation research: Know how to use these research categories to facilitate ongoing user research.
  • Understand the role of thematic analysis: Its importance for experimentation research, and how to do it.

5h 11min. 12 lessons.

You should be implementing user research into your testing program, that will help you uncover the truth behind your clients’ barriers and deliver higher quality metrics.

In this course, world-class instructors, Emma and Gertrud, will cover the optimum approach to incorporating user research into your experimentation program on an ongoing basis.

We have brought together 8 core user research methods, which can be conducted as stand-alone research activities, and showcase how to code, triangulate, and report on the insights you get.

After you take it, you’ll have total confidence in how to use research learnings to run a high-quality experimentation program.

Introduction video

Emma Travis

Research Director @ Speero
As Speero’s Research Director, Emma supports businesses in integrating user research into experimentation programs, unlocking insights for more strategic experimentation.

Gertrud Vahtra

Experimentation Strategist @ Speero

Gertrud is an Experimentation Strategist at Speero and has worked with clients like Bitcasino, MongoDB, and Charles Tyrwhitt. She loves to merge quantitative and qualitative data to gather customer insights.

Bring insane value to your team. Or your clients:

This course is for you if you…

  • You are a new optimizer and would like to incorporate user research into your experimentation program.
  • Would like to build a career as a CRO specialist from scratch, knowing how to fuel experimentation through research.
  • Are looking to add data-driven decision-making to your craft to become more valuable to employers and/or clients.

Skills you will master

ExperimentationExperimentation programsStrategic research

Victor A.

CXL gave me a big lift in my career.

Few months after my Growth Marketing Minidegree, I got a job.

Ever since then, the story has been different.

Tomek D.

Our Growth Marketing agency has completed 1298 lessons and 138 courses at the Institute so far. CXL helps us in a number of ways:
1. Provides an incredible source of content to train our staff.
2. Is a good tool in keeping our staff (they’re growing and we aid in that).
3. Is an awesome source of new opinions/methods to try out on our clients. 

Radvilas Š.

Anyone interested in genuinely understanding the math behind CRO and A/B testing absolutely has to use CXL.

My whole team has a great time discussing the material and aligning our views on processes we use, and to come up with ideas to implement in the future.

Ruben D.

The wide variety of courses taught by many different experts makes CXL highly recommended for every team who takes growth seriously.

New courses are regularly available, making it better and better. CXL is a great platform for learning and growing businesses.

Yasmine de Aranada, Growth Strategist @ Market 8

This course is packed with gold! Momoko is an awesome teacher – I took the course late so only got access to recordings, and even with that, I am able to use every bit of it in my deliverable.

Josh R.

CXL has lead to more professional growth than any other year of my life. The best educational investment I have ever made.

Chris Out

For the hard skills, we use CXL to enable all our growth hackers and CRO people, who have different clients with different needs. Everybody can follow a tailored course for the stuff that they need to learn. The next thing we do, we create a learning plan per person, and we check in with people to see how fast are they learning. That learning plan is created based on their ambitions, what their clients need, and how they want to evolve.

Crystal Ignatowski, Marketing Content Developer @ Surety Solutions

I’ll be honest, I didn’t entirely understand what the CXL was at first. Then, I realized it was a gold mine. The Institute is jam-packed with courses, certificate programs, and recordings of past events/courses. The CXL was my guide book for many many months and because of that, I am leaps and bounds above the rest. Everything the Institute publishes is part of the top 5%. There is no fluff in the Institute; only real, actionable, and result-driven content. If you think you know stuff, give the CXL a try. You’ll be shocked at how much you have to gain.

Get a lesson preview

  • Use customer surveys to ask the right questions.

    In just a few minutes, learn what are the benefits of customer surveys and when to use them. Access this lesson for free.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Your course curriculum

Strategic Research for Experimentation

1 Course Introduction: Incorporating user research into your experimentation program

An introduction to the concept of user research and its role within experimentation. Using Speero’s frameworks, we’ll cover some of the core principles and methods that will support the student’s learning throughout the rest of the course.

2 UX Heuristic Review

What is a UX heuristic review, and its role within user research for experimentation. How to use Speero’s two-step approach to running a robust UX heuristic review.

3 Customer Surveys

What are customer surveys, and what kind of insights can you gather from them? Learn how to successfully run surveys and frame your questions.

4 Usability Studies

What are usability studies, and why they are beneficial within research for experimentation. How to plan and run effective and insightful usability studies.

5 On-site Polls

What are on-site polls and what kind of insights you can gather from them? Learn how to successfully run polls on the site and frame your questions.

6 Analytics Data Analysis

Learn why to conduct Analytics data analysis as part of research for experimentation. How to approach Analytics data analysis to gather the most effective and actionable insights.

7 Session Recordings & Heatmaps

A deep dive into the role of heatmaps and session recordings for supporting experimentation.

8 Copy Testing

Learn how to improve your website messaging and content with Copy Testing.

9 Making Sense of your Research Data

Learn how to use thematic analysis to identify the key themes from across a wide range of research data points.

10 Generating Test Ideas from Research Data

Learn how to turn research insights into test hypotheses, how to use Speero’s ideation workshop format, and how to turn the output into an experimentation roadmap.

11 Reporting and Housing Research Data

Learn how to report effectively on user research data and insights, with a focus on reporting for exploratory research (ResearchXL).

12 Final Exam – Strategic Research

This online course comes with a certificate to prove completion

Completing this course earns you an On-Page, On-Site and Programmatic SEO Certificate.

2024 - On-Page, On-Site & Programmatic SEO CXL Certificate

What our students say about our online marketing courses:

Subscribe to CXL and get access

  • 120+ courses (full list here) on all aspects of data-driven marketing (new courses added every month)
  • 10 minidegrees that give you advanced level skills

Got a team, multiple users? Get our Teams All-Access plan instead.

The CXL guarantee

  • 7-day no questions asked money back period
  • You can immediately apply learnings and improve your results.

Need help convincing your boss?

Click here for a pitch deck, swipe files and tips.

Subscribe to CXL

Get access to this and 100+ other training programs.

See plans and pricing

or

Request a free trial (for teams 2+)

Frequently asked questions

Plans

What is the difference between the monthly, quarterly and annual plans?

We offer three types of billing lengths to choose from: Monthly, Quarterly, or Annual. The longer the billing length, the cheaper the monthly cost becomes.

Typically annual plans are 40% cheaper per year than paying month-to-month.

What is the difference between the individual and teams plans?

Personal or Individual plans are meant for one person where teams have 2 or more people.

A team account has a few extras:
– Invite and manage people learning on your team.
– Create roadmaps for each individual.
– Access team learning engagement reports.
– Assign members to your team as managers to assign content and view reports.

What is included in the all-access plan?

You’ll get:
– Access to 90+ online courses.
– Earn certificates and add them to LinkedIn.
– Thousands of playbooks and resources.
– All minidegrees
– Roadmapping and progress tracking
– Premium Support

Can I switch plans later if I want to?

Yes. You can switch between different billing lengths at any time (Ex: Switch from a Monthly Plan to Annual).

If you’d like to switch from a individual plan to a team plan (or vice versa), please reach out to customer success via live chat.

Billing

What are the payment options available?

Most major credit cards and Paypal are accepted. If you need an invoice to pay by wire, please message our customer success team via chat for options.

What is parity pricing?

All of our products are priced in USD currency. In order to make our products more affordable, we have established a system where you can pay in your local currency using a special metric that adjusts the price you pay according to the purchasing power of your country.

Is there a discount available?

One of CXL’s company policies is that we don’t discount. Our focus is on the product – providing the best, highest quality content with our courses.

The listed price on the site shows the best price – you can buy with confidence.

We offer pricing based on your local currency, you’ll see this reflected on the pricing and checkout pages.