Friday, July 7, 2017

Training Workshop on Digital Data Collection for Project Management Professionals



Training workshop on Digital data collection for project management professionals
Training NameDigital data collection for project management professionals
Training dates: 31st July -1st August 2017
Location: Kigali (Grand Legacy Hotel)
Fees:  150,000
Award: Certificate in digital data collection for project management professionals
Background,
The world is increasingly adopting digital technologies to handle their business processes. In the development sector, digital trends manifest among others in the usage of smart phones to collect and analyses data for programmatic decision making. Using mobile phones to collect data is not only cheaper but also more reliable and less prone to human errors associated with traditional pen and paper methods.  In Rwanda and neighboring countries, mobile data collection is beginning to take shape but there is a need to develop a critical mass of professionals who can not only administer a mobile based survey but also design it. 
Why this course
Collecting data in timely, accurate, comprehensive manner can be difficult using traditional pen and paper. For organizations involved in emergency programmes, it’s absolutely important to have verifiable and reliable data. Yet this can be difficult to achieve using traditional means. With mobile technologies, more can be done with less investment thereby ensuring that decision makers have timely disaggregated data as and when they need it.
By the end of the training participants will have acquired knowledge on:
  • Benefits of using ODK to collect data
  • How to design a mobile phone survey
  • How to deploy and collect data using handsets
  • e in coming data
Course structure:
Day 1
  • Introduction to various mobile data collection platforms
  • Benefits of using ODK
  • Survey design using ODK syntax
  • Practice
Day 2
  • ODK collect
  • Online Data analysis
  • CSV data
  • Data analysis in SPSS
Eligibility
The course is open to everyone interested in learning mobile data collection. Whilst this module is embedded in other courses, we are aware that some participants may be interested in the mobile data gathering aspect only. We are therefore giving them an opportunity to get a comprehensive overview of the nuts and bolts of mobile data collection technology.
Dates: 31st July -1st August 2017.
Fees:  RWF 150,000 (includes break tea and Lunch)
Duration: Two (2) days
Location: Kigali (Grand Legacy Hotel)
Application process:
Interested applicants are encouraged to send filled application form (see attachment) and their latest CVs to info@researchub.co.rw not later than 26th July 2017.

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