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Training on Research Design, Data Management and Statistical Analysis using SPSS

By: Devimpact Institute

Kenya

04 - 15 Mar, 2019  12 days

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USD 1,900

In the socio-economic and business context, conducting research, data management and data analysis are imperative for informed decision making. The availability of several datasets and research techniques open the gateway of conducting systematic research which will be helpful for consumers, businesses and organizations. A sound knowledge about the methodology of conducting research and use of SPSS as a research, data management and analysis tool is very beneficial for the researchers.

Upon completion, the participants will develop competence in quantitative techniques through hands-on practices in study design, data collection, and management, as well as the analysis and interpretation of data.

Target Participants

The training is designed for participants who intend to learn how to plan, implement effective research studies including data management analysis.  Those who are working in the private sector, government institutions, research institutions and NGOs.

What you will learn:

By the end of this training the participants will learn to:

  • Understand and appropriately use statistical terms and concepts
  • Design and Implement universally acceptable research
  • Develop of functional research protocol
  • Design both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools
  • Perform data analysis tasks with SPSS
  • Perform simple to complex data management tasks using software
  • Statistical tests using SPSS software
  • Writing reports from survey data

Course outline

  • Introduction to research
  • Introduction to research
  • Different types of research
  • Formulation of research problem statement
  • Formulation of research hypothesis
  • Overview of Evaluation
  • Evaluation Objectives
  • Evaluation Criteria
  • Evaluation Questions
  • Research Design
  • Quantitative Research Approaches
  • Qualitative Research Approaches
  • Sampling
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Probability
  • Non-probability
  • Sample size determination
  • Data Collection Methods in Research
  • Quantitative data collection methods
  • Qualitative data collection
  • Creating an evaluation framework
  • Data Collection tools in Research
  • Survey Questionnaire design
  • FGD guide design
  • KII guide design
  • Developing Research Protocol
  • What is a research protocol?
  • Basic concepts of a research protocol
  • Structure of a research protocol
  • Mobile Data Collection and Processing (ODK)
  • Introduction to mobile data gathering
  • Design of survey forms using ODK build and XLSForm
  • Use ODK collect to gather data
  • Use ODK aggregate to upload data to the server
  • Work with spatial data (GPS coordinates)
  • Introduction to SPSS statistical software
  • SPSS interface and features
  • Key terminologies used in SPSS
  • Views: Variable, Data views, Syntax editor
  • Data file preparation
  • Data entry into SPSS
  • Data manipulation: merge files, spit files, sorting files, missing values
  • Basic Statistics using SPSS
  • Descriptive statistics for numeric variables
  • Frequency tables
  • Distribution and relationship of variables
  • Cross tabulations of categorical variables
  • Stub and Banner Tables
  • Graphics using SPSS
  • Introduction to graphs in SPSS
  • Graph commands in SPSS
  • Different types of Graphs in SPSS
  • Statistical Tests using SPSS
  • One Sample T Test
  • Independent Samples T Test
  • Paired Samples T Test
  • One-Way ANOVA
  • Statistical Associations in SPSS
  • Chi-Square test
  • Pearson's Correlation
  • Spearman's Rank-Order Correlation
  • Predictive Models using SPSS
  • Linear Regression
  • Multiple Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Ordinal Regression
  • Longitudinal Analysis using SPSS
  • Features of Longitudinal Data
  • Exploring Longitudinal data
  • Longitudinal analysis for continuous outcomes
Devimpact Institute Training Centre Mar 04 - 15 Mar, 2019

Class Session: 08:00:am - 04:30:am

USD 1,900.00
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