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Training on Data Management and Analysis for Qualitative Data using NVIVO (Dec 3 to Dec 7, 2018)

About the Course

Managing and analyzing qualitative data can be a trying experience. Qualitative data is multifaceted, rich in nature, unstructured and at times can be overwhelming where the researcher will be provided with information beyond the scope of the study. Combining a qualitative research data management and data analysis with technology is frown by some qualitative researchers. Qualitative researchers now have the option to apply technology tools in their approach for data management and data analysis to ease the complexity of the research process.

This course aims to build the capacity of qualitative researchers in qualitative data management and analysis using NVIVO qualitative software. This software has many features that can assist to simplify the whole process of doing qualitative research.

Target Participants

This course is aimed at qualitative researchers who want to “technologize” their approach in qualitative data management and analysis.

Course duration

5 Days

What you will learn

By the end of the course the learner should be able to:

Understand qualitative analysis approaches
Understand different qualitative data collection methods
Set up a project in NVIVO
Create a framework for qualitative data analysis using NVIVO
Carry out qualitative data analysis using NVIVO
Write a qualitative report
Course Outline

Introduction to Qualitative Research

What is qualitative research?
Dimensions of qualitative methods
Qualitative research approaches
Qualitative data collection methods
Qualitative research study design
Preliminaries of Qualitative data Analysis

What is qualitative data analysis
Approaches in Qualitative data analysis; deductive and inductive approach
Points of focus in analysis of text data
Principles of Qualitative data analysis
Process of Qualitative data analysis
Introduction to NVIVO

NVIVO Key terms
NVIVO interface
NVIVO workspace
Use of NVIVO ribbons
NVIVO Projects

Creating new projects
Merging, importing and exporting projects
Managing projects
Working with different data sources
Nodes in NVIVO

Theme codes
Case nodes
Relationships nodes
Node matrices

Source classifications
Case classifications
Node classifications

Data-driven vs theory-driven coding
Analytic coding
Descriptive coding
Thematic coding
Tree coding
Thematic Analysis using NVIVO

Organize, store and retrieve data
Cluster sources based on the words they contain
Text searches and word counts through word frequency queries.
Examine themes and structure in your content
Memos Annotations and Links

Linked memos
Adding annotation to selected content
See also link
Queries using NVIVO

Queries for textual analysis
Queries for exploring coding
Building on the Analysis

Content Analysis; Descriptive, interpretative
Narrative Analysis
Discourse Analysis
Grounded Theory
Qualitative Analysis Results Interpretation

Comparing analysis results with research questions
Summarizing finding under major categories
Drawing conclusions and lessons learned
Visualizing NVIVO project

Display data in charts
Creating models and graphs to visualize connections
Tree maps and cluster analysis diagrams
Triangulation of Data Sources

Triangulating with quantitative data
Using different participatory techniques to measure the same indicator
Comparing analysis from different data sources
Checking the consistency on respondent on similar topic
Qualitative Report Writing

Qualitative report format
Reporting qualitative research
Reporting content


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

Training venue

The training will be conducted at Devimpact Institute Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya.

Event Properties
Event Date December 3,2018, 8:30 am
Event End Date December 7,2018, 4:30 pm
Cut off date November 30,2018, 5:00 pm
Individual Price $800.00
Location Nairobi


Country: Kenya