Research Design, Data Management and Statistical Analysis using Stata Training Course

 Research Design, Data Management and Statistical Analysis using Stata Training Course

About the course

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 Stata 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 and analysis. This course will benefit the people 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 Stata
  • Perform simple to complex data management tasks using software
  • Statistical tests using Stata 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
  • 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)

Data Processing

  • Data coding
  • Data capture
  • Data editing
  • Data imputation
  • Treatment of outliers

Introduction to Stata statistical software

  • Stata interface and features
  • Key terminologies used in Stata
  • Views: Variable, Data views, Syntax editor
  • Data file preparation
  • Data entry into Stata
  • Data manipulation: merge files, spit files, sorting files, missing values

Basic Statistics using Stata

  • Descriptive statistics for numeric variables
  • Frequency tables
  • Distribution and relationship of variables
  • Cross tabulations of categorical variables
  • Stub and Banner Tables

Graphics using Stata

  • Introduction to graphs in Stata
  • Graph commands in Stata
  • Different types of Graphs in Stata

Statistical Tests using Stata

  • One Sample T Test
  • Independent Samples T Test
  • Paired Samples T Test
  • One-Way ANOVA

Statistical Associations in Stata

  • Chi-Square test
  • Pearson's Correlation
  • Spearman's Rank-Order Correlation

Predictive Models using Stata

  • Linear Regression
  • Multiple Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Ordinal Regression

Longitudinal Analysis using Stata

  • Features of Longitudinal Data
  • Exploring Longitudinal data
  • Longitudinal analysis for continuous outcomes

 

Survey Report writing and Dissemination

  • Survey report format
  • Survey report content
  • Survey findings dissemination
  • Use of survey findings for decision making

METHODOLOGY

The instructor-led pieces of training are delivered using a combined learning approach and comprise of presentations, practical sessions and online tutorials. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with Profound Research Services (PRC) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at PRC Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for travel expenses, visa application(where applicable), insurance among other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our PRC Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to PRC account through bank on or before C.O.B. 7th June 2021.

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Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 06-14-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 06-25-2021 12:00 am
Cut off date 06-07-2021
Individual Price KSH 140,000.00
Location Mombasa
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