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Mobile Phone Based Data Collection for M&E Course

Event: Mobile Phone Based Data Collection for M&E Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Mombasa, Kenya.

Event Date: 02th -06th July 2018.



Data collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been integral parts of development work. In the past, these tasks were performed with paper and pen, which made them prone to error, difficult to conduct on a large scale, and high in transaction costs.
Information and communication technology (ICT) tools, including hardware like mobile phones and tablets, applications with the capacity to create digital surveys, and software that allows users to upload data to storage facilities in real-time, have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E.

5 days.

The course will introduce participants to tools and techniques to gather data for project/ Programme outcomes to stakeholders using innovative Mobile data gathering tools.
At the end of the course, you will become familiar with using ICT tools and methods to conduct data collection, statistical analysis and reporting.

• Introduction
• Getting started
• Survey Authoring
• Preparing the mobile phone for data collection
• Designing forms manually: Using XLS Forms
• Advanced survey Authoring
• Hosting survey data (Online)
• Hosting Survey Data (Configuring a local server)
• Downloading data
• Hands-on Exercise
• Module V
• Working with Spatial data (GPS Coordinates)
• Choice of Platform
• Course Project using a real survey from participants
• Course Summary

Visit our website for more details.

How to participate
• Tailor Made Course
• Register as Individual
• Register as a Group
• Become One of Our Partners.
• Purchase software’s
• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

View related courses
• Proposal Preparation Using the Logical Framework Approach Course
• Participatory M&E for Rural Development and Community Managed Programmes Course
• Monitoring and Evaluation for Governance (Decentralization and Local Governance
• M & E, Data Management & Analysis for Health Sector Programmes Course

View our Project Management, Monitoring and Development Evaluation Course Catalogue
For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814, +254 731240802, +254 735331020.

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
Email: Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 25th June 2018.
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Organisation Indepth Research Services

Country: Nairobi Kenya/ Kigali Rwanda