Intellus Worldwide Certified Practitioner Program (IWCP)
Industry-recognized professional growth gives you a competitive advantage! Demonstrate mastery of skills and knowledge through the Intellus Worldwide Certified Practitioner (IWCP) Program. Requirements met via passing quiz scores for Intellus programming and completion of MRII/UGA Principles of Market Research and Principles Express training courses. 

IWCP requirements
This program is based on the demonstration of skills. There are three levels of attainment within the IWCP. Successful completion of MRII/University of Georgia modules and skill-tested Intellus Worldwide programming will demonstrate the necessary competencies for an applicant to achieve each of the three levels of the IWCP.

IWCP Levels

Intellus Certified Associate (ICA)

Required courses for this level are:
Ethical and legal issues in Market Research
Introduction to Market research and the Research Process
Market research Design and Data Identification
Communicating Research Results
In addition to these four required courses, ICA applicants must complete one of the following elective topics
Qualitative Market Research
Quantitative Data Collection Methods
ICA level will also require you to attend and complete a quiz for two Intellus Worldwide Sessions


Intellus Certified Professional (ICP)

Applicants must meet the requirements for ICA plus three additional courses from the following (excluding topics taken as part of the ICA)
Qualitative Market Research
Quantitative Data Collection Methods
Sampling in Market Research
Measurement and Questionnaire Design
Introduction to Data Analysis
Working with Secondary Data:  Syndicated and Big Data
Global Market Research
ICA level will also require you to attend and complete a quiz for three Intellus Worldwide Sessions


Intellus Certified Master (ICM)

Applicants must meet the requirements for the ICP plus three additional courses from the following (excluding those taken as part of the ICP)
Sampling in Market Research
Introduction to Data Analysis
Working with Secondary Data: Syndicated and Big Data
Advanced Analytic Techniques
Global Market Research
Emerging Methods and the Future of Market Research
ICM level will also require you to attend and complete a quiz for 4 Intellus Worldwide Sessions

                    
                    

All applicants applying directly for any level will be required to demonstrate that they have completed all the required modules within the 18 months prior to their application date.  Applicants wishing to move between levels will be required to demonstrate that they have completed the additional modules within 12 months prior to their application date.  Applicants are responsible for meeting the fees charged by Intellus Worldwide and/or MRII/UGA for the training modules.


Application Process
A non-refundable application fee for Intellus Worldwide members is $95, non-members $365 and will need to be paid at the time you submit your application. On the receipt of a completed application, Intellus Worldwide will validate the application with MRII/UGA and inform the applicant of their application status. Successful applicants shall be permitted to use their status in the program in professional communications (referring to themselves as ICA, ICP or ICM)

Term and Renewal
Successful applicants shall retain their status as an IWCP for a period of two years, at which point they will be required to apply for renewal.  A renewal application shall be successful as long as the applicant has demonstrated, during the two-year period, one of the following:
For those with ICA or ICP status, the necessary training required for them to qualify for a higher level of certification
For existing ICM status, successful completion of continuing professional training as shall be detailed by Intellus Worldwide
A non-refundable renewal application fee of $65 for Intellus Worldwide members, non-members $130.  Renewal validations must be received within two months of the expiry of IWCP status and shall be validated within one month of receipt.  Any member failing to renew their status within the program loses the rights of membership of the program.

Governance
IWCP is managed by Intellus Worldwide, whose decisions are final.  Any questions regarding Intellus Certification should be directed to Stephanie Sheffler, COO of Intellus Worldwide.