Understanding the concepts and language of financial reporting
Whether you are an executive, manager or professional, you may need to evaluate a customer, plan new projects or policies, or simply deal with the financial aspects of your role. To be effective you'll want to be able to use the language of accounting.
Making the Microchip - At the Limits III is an overview of the semiconductor processing industry. This video course provides a comprehensive view of the complex manufacturing steps using non-technical terminology and analogies.
Observe, listen and interview are the basics for market research. If you are asking about primary market research, you have to interview people, ask the right questions, and shut up and listen. Good environments are trade shows, symposiums. You can buy data from people.
Most IDMs and OEMs lawyers have told them not to give out information on the telephone. This is also beneficial for you because you need to see body language and other non-verbal communications. The comfort level of the person sitting across from you is as important as what he or she says.
Well run focus groups can be a source of a lot of customer data, both market research and opinion information. The participants do not know who is sponsoring the session until it is over and they are likely to say what is on their mind.