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Online Research Methods and Techniques Training Program

online-research-methods-classes Online Research Methods & Techniques Training - AOFIRS

Discover How To Maximize Your Online Research Skills

A Comprehensive Online Research Methods Learning Program aligned with the new 2022 curriculum

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Online Research Methods & Techniques

This short course is designed for accelerated online learning of skills where topics are compressed and tailored for rapid delivery to students in the shortest possible time. The AOFIRS instructor-led live lectures are free but students can buy optional package that include confirmed spot in class, direct access to instructor, and class hand-outs, notes, e-Books, training guides, power points, and recorded lecture access for up to 90 days.

Topics covered circle around "specialized skills in performing effective and efficient online search and research".

Students connect with virtual classrooms globally. All online classes are taught by a certified instructor with strong academic and professional experience in research, IT, and knowledge management areas.

Earn a better Salary after getting hands on training as an Internet Research Specialist

Learn latest search and research best practices in line with Web Search Methods & Techniques Training Guide 5th edition.

Earn the New In-Demand Certification for Researchers to Improve Your Search Skills and Work Smarter.

By using zoom, you can attend classes from any PC, Mac, or connected device.

Classes Overview & Schedule



How the Internet Works?

What is the Internet? How do networks combine to build an Internet works or the Internet? What are Web-applications, Web Browser & Indexed Web Pages? and how they communicate on the Internet.

Google Advanced search Queries
Program Details


Registration in classes is FREE and any additional perks, learning material is optional to buy.  Optional Package  [ Confirmed enrollment and direct access to instructor - you get class handouts, notes, e-Books, training guides, power points, recorded lecture access.]

Notice: Due to our class capacity threshold and certain technical limitations we are unable to guarantee your spot at the moment. Efforts are underway for capacity and resource load balancing. We will inform you 48 hours prior to confirm your placement in this class. Thank you.

Package Detail

06 Learning Topics

16 Hours - 4 Weeks

08 Live Class Session

Video Recording 90 Days Access

Certificate of Proficiency in
Online Research Methods & Techniques

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Become a member and Explore the huge benefits of being part of a Professional Association of Modern Internet Research Specialists.

Online Classes Schedule

Week - 1

Class 1

Mon, June 24th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Internet Technology – How Web Search Works?

Week - 2

Class 2

Mon, June 27th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search with Keywords & Basic Google Search Operators

Class 3

Wed, June 29th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search with Keywords & Basic Google Search Operators

Fri, July 1st, 2022


Week - 3

Class 4

Tue July 5th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Class 5

Thurs, July 7th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Search Queries with Advanced Google Search Operators

Class 6

Sat, July 9th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

How Search Engine Reads Web Pages?

Week - 4

Class 7

Mon, July 11th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Techniques in Building Complex Search Queries

Class 8

Wed, July 13th, 2022

06:00 PM - 08:15 PM

Techniques in Building Complex Search Queries

Special Offer

Optional Learning Package

FREE Live Online Lectures with Optional Learning Material Package of $195

Online Research Methods and Techniques Package

Video Recording


Who can use this Certification?

Generally, researchers are categorized based on the type of research
they do and the services offered by them.

Generally, researchers are categorized based on the type of research they do and the services offered by them.

Corporate & Business

  • Senior Business Executives
  • Financial Advisors
  • Business Consultants
  • Retailers and Wholesalers
  • Bankers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Public Companies
  • Investors, Shareholders
  • Private Companies SMB to Large Size Corporations

Professional Researchers

  • Marketing, Advertisement, and Sales
  • Marketing Researchers
  • Librarians
  • Clinical Researchers
  • Legal Researchers
  • Patent, Copyrights and
    Intellectual Property
  • Company Trends and
  • Business Intelligence
  • Market Researchers
  • Financial Market and Stock
  • Researchers

Professional Advisors

  • Lawyers, Accountants
  • Financial Analysts
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Insurance House's
  • Business Development Advisors
  • Private Investigators
  • The Government
  • Semi-Government Institutions
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Military Personnels

Independent Contractors

  • Freelancer
  • Individuals between Jobs
  • Independent Researchers
  • Web Researchers
  • Research Hobbyists
  • Stay at Home Mothers
  • Retirees
  • People with Limited Mobility

What the students learn?

  • What makes the Internet work? And how do we distinguish between a Web Browser and a Search Engine?
  • What is a Web Application, and how does the search process read Web Pages from a Textual Database?
  • How does an Internet search engine direct us to the information we require?
  • How the search engine reads Web pages?
  • What are some of the methods by which an online researcher chooses search operators, notations, and symbols when creating complex search query strings?
  • Students are introduced to methods of online investigative research. It teaches you how to find social media contacts, track down emails, track down trolls, and perform online due diligence on people and businesses.

Lessons in online training are designed to engage students in conducting practical web research in a variety of situations. Students participate in case studies and ask questions, making these sessions interactive and exciting.


Jobs & Independent Research Work Opportunities

The association provides a “Jobs Forum,” which connects potential employers and contractors with our qualified researchers and those who are members and have taken our course. The association also maintains a database of qualified researchers and hires them on a "need-to-need" basis.

COP Certification Issuance

Students are given the option of downloading a "Certificate of Proficiency" in "Web Search Methods & Techniques" online - this course does not require students to take any exams. However, in order to receive the COP (Certificate of Proficiency), students must maintain a 77% participation rate in online classes.

Students who need credit for equivalency to apply to CIRS™ Module 2 need to register for the online exam. Students will be assisted by the instructor in passing the exam. Students should complete the “Web Search Methods & Techniques” course within two weeks (15 days) of the completion of online classes. Based on the curriculum taught during the course and the hands-on practical examples practiced by students, the instructor ensures that the student has a very high chance of passing the exam

Event Details

Start Date 24 June 2022 - 6:00pm
End Date 11 July 2022 - 8:00pm
Cut off date 24 June 2022 - 10:00am
Price Free
Number Hours 16
Location Online
Attachment Web-Search-Training-Online-Classes-Program.pdf

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World's leading professional association of Internet Research Specialists - We deliver Knowledge, Education, Training, and Certification in the field of Professional Online Research. The AOFIRS is considered a major contributor in improving Web Search Skills and recognizes Online Research work as a full-time occupation for those that use the Internet as their primary source of information.

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