Get more wins and bigger wins through optimization and testing
The most comprehensive conversion optimization training in the world for mid-market to enterprise level optimizers.
- Learn to build and run world-class optimization programs
- Dramatically improve your skills, become a CXL Institute Certified Optimizer
- Content you can’t find anywhere else
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Start getting best-in-class results from optimization
- Improve your skills in conversion optimization, UX and web analytics
- Understand what works on websites, and what doesn’t
- Develop better A/B testing ideas that win more often
- Connect with, and learn from peers around the world
- Get insights from the pros that will help you grow your business
Change your results with world class conversion optimization training
The Conversion Optimization Certification Training Program by CXL Institute will teach you the methodologies and processes needed to get more wins and bigger wins.
You will develop in-depth knowledge in conversion optimization (driving growth, without spending more) and learn processes that you can replicate across any web property.
Access to expert takeaways + guidance can be a game changer when you’re wading through the sea of unreliable and inaccurate information out there.
You shouldn’t be operating without this kind of help.
Just announced. Join a 12-week live cohort.
Starting Thursday, April 11, 2019, Conversion Optimization expert, Michael Aagaard, will be hosting a comprehensive 12-week live cohort for the CRO Minidegree program.
You’ll unlock all the course content and:
- Get access to eight “office hours” sessions with Michael Aagaard
- Work on a capstone project, actually optimizing a real ecommerce site
- Have options to work with 4-5 other students on group projects and assignments
- Join a private Facebook group just for the live cohort
Enroll in the program and we’ll follow up with live cohort information.
World class instructors
Manuel da Costa
A program designed to develop true professionals
This in-depth conversion optimization training program will help you become a top conversion optimizer in 3 months. The skills you gain will benefit you for years to come. You will learn how the best conversion rate experts in the world approach conversion optimization.
This course will teach you the methodology, tools and mindset needed to become a successful optimizer – and make any website sell.null
Learn a systematic, repeatable process
True conversion optimization is not about guesswork or running random tests. It’s a process. It’s what separates wannabes from conversion pros. Amateurs think in terms of tactics, while the pros uncover the real issues by following a proven methodology.
After you take this course you’ll be able to take any website, and in a very systematic way identify all the places where it’s leaking money, figure out exactly why, create data-backed hypotheses, run tests for learning, and improve your customer theory.
5 tracks, 100% online.
This course is 100% online. In order to help you organize your learning experience, we have organized the program into 5 tracks. Don’t have much time available right now? No problem – take 12 months if you need to.
You can’t learn this stuff anywhere
Conversion optimization know-how is still not mainstream. Most top practitioners are not really keen to share their best stuff. Stuff on the blogs out there doesn’t go deep enough, and doesn’t cover everything.
Also, there’s more and more junk information out there. The best way is to learn from practitioners who’ve been doing this for years and years. We’ve got the best names in the industry to teach you this stuff.Sure – there is no substitution for hands-on experience.
You won’t become a conversion god overnight. Like a good college program, this course will set you on the right path to become the master of the trade.
CXL Conversion Optimization Certification training program for professionals
This is a comprehensive conversion optimization training program that will give you the skills and know-how to deliver consistent revenue gains on any website you work on.
Once you take all the courses inside, you will unlock the certification test. Pass the test and become a CXL Certified Optimizer.
What’s inside the CRO Minidegree?
35+ self-paced online courses
CRO Minidegree consists of many smaller courses, each focusing on a specific area of optimization.
Master conversion research
80% of your CRO results come from research. You will learn all about qualitative and quantitative research – things like digital analytics, mouse tracking, user testing.
Become a pro at testing
You will learn proper testing statistics, managing the testing process and A/B testing strategies that get results.
Learn CRO program management
How to set up a CRO program that scales and gets results. People, tools, processes. Evangelizing CRO internally and selling it externally.
CRO Minidegree is divided into 5 tracks. Each track contains a number of courses. There are 40+ courses all together, totaling 94 hours of content.
Optimizers need to know a lot about a lot. This track covers the fundamentals one needs to know before you’re able to optimize anything.
- CRO Foundations
- Conversion Copywriting
- Design & UX
- Persuasion & Online Psychology
- Best Practices of High-Converting Websites
- Principles of Persuasive Design
- Intro to Digital Analytics
- Data-Driven Attribution
Assess current situation. Collect and evaluate data. Identify problems and opportunities.
- Using ResearchXL Framework to Identify Issues
- Heuristic Analysis
- Digital Analytics
- User Testing
- Survey Design
- Qualitative Research
- Data-Driven User Personas
- Mouse Tracking
- Conducting Google Analytics Audit
- Using Analytics to Find Conversion Opportunities
- Google Tag Manager
What to test? How to prioritize? How to run tests? When to stop tests? How to analyze results?
- A/B Testing Statistics
- A/B Testing Mastery
- Common Testing Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
- How to Run Tests: From Hypotheses to Stopping Rules
- Prioritizing Tests: How to Decide What to Test Next
- Validity Threats: What can Skew Your Test Results
- Testing QA
Optimization is more than just testing. You need to know all the aspects of the full customer journey before you can influence it.
- Managing a Redesign
- Optimizing for B2B
- Customer Value Optimization
- Landing Page Optimization
- Creating a Segmentation Strategy
Conversion Optimization Program Management
How to manage your program to success, and how to sell CRO internally and externally.
- How to Design, Roll Out, & Scale an Optimization Program
- Evangelizing for Optimization in Enterprise
- Building Your Optimization Technology Stack
- Managing and Scaling Your Optimization Program
- Selling CRO as an Agency
Our minidegrees are for the most ambitious, badass people only. People going places. These programs will give you advanced level skills, and that’s no easy feat – it takes a LOT of time and dedication.
If you have less than 10 hrs / week to dedicate to learn, look at our individual self-paced courses instead.
Show off your new skills: Get a certificate of completion
Once you complete all the courses inside the Institute and pass the final test, you will become certified. Certification will help you accelerate your marketing career and/or land better clients.
The CRO Minidegree was great.
I previously took the CRO certification from Digital Marketer, and holy crap was I not prepared for how little I knew about CRO before enrolling in CXL Institute’s CRO Minidegree.
I thought I learned a lot, but when I saw what CXL Institute offered vs what they had… it was clear to me that what I thought was a pretty decent course was really something that just covered the tip of what your program touched on.
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