Registration for the Fall 2019 Business Research Toolkit is now open at The link is also accessible on the Business Research Toolkit Guide. Registration is limited to 120 participants. There is no cost to take the BRT, and it is open to any current UAB student, faculty, or staff member. The last day to register is Thursday, September 5, 2019.

The Fall 2019 Business Research Toolkit (BRT) will take place from September 13-October 31, 2019. It’s a free, seven week, fully online, asynchronous workshop available in Canvas that covers key aspects of business research. Participants will learn how to locate company, industry, and other business information using free, online resources and databases available through UAB Libraries.

To earn the certificate of completion, each participant must complete and pass all five required modules and two elective modules. Each module takes approximately 1-1.5 hours to complete. The total time commitment expected over the 7 weeks is approximately 7-10.5 hours.

Required Modules

  • Company Research
  • Industry Research
  • News Searching
  • Demographics and Business Statistics
  • International Business Research

Elective Modules (Choose 2)

  • Career Research
  • Investment Research
  • Academic Integrity

For more information including module overviews, syllabus, and FAQs, please visit the Business Research Toolkit online (