QRCA Advance Progam
Advance Program

QRCA Advance Program

QRCA Advance Program

New for 2019:

Members can earn one point for an educational endeavor that might not be directly related to qualitative research, but still enhances one’s business or practice.  Examples include academic coursework in other fields, or even an improve course.  Submit these courses via the QRCA site for approval.

SEE YOUR MEMBER ADVANCE STATUS HERE



The QRCA Advance program is elevating professionalism in the qualitative research industry by recognizing those members who demonstrate commitment to the profession by participating in educational programs.

QRCA members earn Advance status by participating in QRCA and non-QRCA educational activities.  Members must earn 12 points in a calendar year to be eligible for status for the following year. 

Members who earn Advance status will have their status noted in their Find a Researcher profile and have the ability to use the Advance badge to promote their status as a professional with a commitment to ongoing learning.


QRCA Events and Activities

Activity

Points Awarded


QRCA Conference (US or Global)

6


Present at a QRCA event or author an article for QRCA VIEWS

3


QRCA Chapter meeting (in-person or virtual)

2


QRCA Virtual meetings (SIG, Qcast, etc)

1



Non-QRCA Events and Activities

Non-QRCA activities also count toward Advance status. To qualify, these events must have content that is relevant specifically to the practice of qualitative research.

APPLY FOR NON-QRCA ACTIVITY POINTS

Activity

Points Awarded


Multi-day conference or training – sole qualitative focus (i.e. ESOMAR Qual, RIVA)

6


Multi-day conference or training – broad focus (i.e. IIEX, PMRG)

3


Present qualitative topic at a non-QRCA event or author an article about qualitative for another publication

3


Single-day conference, chapter meeting or training

2


Virtual meeting or webinar (not including those put on by vendors for the purposes of sales such as software demos)

1


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