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Effective Approaches To Capacity Development For Better And Timely Data Course by FINERESULTS(m): 9:22am On Apr 04, 2020
Dear all,

RE: Effective approaches to capacity development for better and timely data collection, analysis and visualization using ODK, SPSS/Stata/R and QGIS

FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to high impact training on Effective approaches to capacity development for better and timely data collection, analysis and visualization using ODK, SPSS/Stata/R and QGIS to be held in Nairobi from 12/10/2020 to 23/10/2020


Course Name: Effective approaches to capacity development for better and timely data collection, analysis and visualization using ODK, SPSS/Stata/R and QGIS

Date: 12/10/2020 to 23/10/2020

Duration: 10 Days

Venue: FineResults Research Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Cost: USD 1600

Online Registration: REGISTER HERE

Evidenced based policies for sustainable development and better lives call for better data. Improving the capacity of people involved in data collection, analysis and report writing in ensuring quality data is of significance. Following the changing data environment from use of paper in capturing data to use of digital innovation, there is need to train actors involved in data collection to help them adapt to the upcoming innovations and technologies. Some of the data that are collected through the new technologies include geospatial data, mobile phone, administrative data and citizen-generated data among others. This 10 days course will equip participants with knowledge on research design, designing data collection tools in mobile data collection enabled software, GIS and remote sensing, exporting data to various data collection software, data analysis and interpretation.
10 days
Who should attend?
• Policy makers
• Researchers
• NGO and civil society staffs
• Educators
• Post graduate students
• Private sector representatives
• Media staffs
• Civil Society Organizations

Learning Objectives
At the end of training participants will:
• Understand various data collection techniques and data processing methods
• Design data collection tools in google phone/ ODK/CTO/ CSpro (participants’ choice)
• Learn how to use mobile phones in data collection(Open data Kit/CTO/CSpro)
• Learn how to integrate socio economic data with GPS coordinates
• Learn how to draw maps using ArcGIS among other software
• Learn how to analyze and visualize data with the aid of GIS techniques

Module 1: Statistical Concepts
• Types of data
• Data Structures and types of variables
• Overviews of software used to digitize paper data collection tools (ODK/CTO/)
• Comparative analysis of various software used to digitize paper data collection tools (ODK/CTO)
Module 2: Mobile Data gathering
• Benefits of Mobile Applications
• Data and types of Data
• Introduction to common mobile based data collection platforms
Module 3: Managing devices
• Challenges of Data Collection
• Data aggregation, storage and dissemination
• Questionnaire Design
Module 4: Getting started in ODK/CTO
• Types of questions
• Data types for each question
• Types of questionnaire or Form logic
• Extended data types geoid, image and multimedia
Survey Authoring and Preparation of mobile phone for data collection
• Survey Authoring
• ODK Collect applications: Installing, Configuring the device (Mobile Phones) and uploading the form into the mobile devices
Module 5: Designing forms and advanced survey authoring
• Introduction to XLS forms syntax
• New data types
• Notes and dates
• Multiple choice Questions
• Multiple Language Support
• Hints and Metadata
Advanced survey Authoring
• Conditional Survey Branching
• Required questions
• Constraining responses
• Skip: Asking Relevant questions
• The specify other
• Grouping questions
• Skipping many questions at once (Skipping a section)
• Repeating a set of questions
• Special formatting
• Making dynamic calculations

Hosting survey data (Online)
• ODK Aggregate
• Uploading the questionnaire to the server

Module 6: Introduction to concepts of GIS and remote sensing
• Spatial data collection techniques
• Using GPS
• Using GPS utility software for managing and downloading and managing data
• Working with data from different sources

Module7: Attributes manipulation in GIS
• GIS software
• GIS system installation and setup
• GIS Data sources and types
• Using Mobile Phones for GIS data collection(ODK and KoBoToolbox
• Importing GPS data to Quantum GIS
Module 8: Visualizing data
• Understand map layers in GIS
• Composing a GIS layout from GIS layers
• Difference between a map and a layout
• Navigate maps

Module 9: Bringing tabular/spreadsheet data into a GIS (Excel, SPSS, Access )
• Connecting visual map features and tabular data
• Selecting subsets of map features from geo processing
• Finding map features
• Use data sorting records and labeling features to produce information
• Key elements of a map
• Composing a map
Module 10: Data interpretation and report writing
• Different research outputs
• Writing different research outputs from analysed data (case studies, success stories, policy briefs, evidence briefs, journal articles e.t.c)

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 759 285 295 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

• All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
• Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

• All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants needs
• The participant must be conversant with English
• Presentations are well guided, practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are expert with more than 10years of experience.
• Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with FineResults Research Services certificate
• Training will be done at FineResults Research Services center in Nairobi Kenya. We also offer more than five participants training at requested location within Kenya, more than ten participants within east Africa and more than twenty participants all over the world.
• Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
• The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.
• One year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
• Register as a group of more than two and enjoy discount of (10% to 30%) plus free four hour adventure drive to the National game park, in Nairobi.

Visit our website for more details

How to participate

Individual Registration

Contact information

Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

TEL: +254 759 285 295

Website: fineresultsresearch.org/training/

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