Data Collection and Processing using CSPro

Course date: 16/03/2020 to 20/03/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

The Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a public domain software package used by hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals for entering, editing, tabulating, and disseminating census and survey data. CSPro is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, yet powerful enough to handle the most complex applications. It can be used by a wide range of people, from non-technical staff assistants to senior demographers and programmers. CSPro supports data collection on android devices (phones and tablets). The CSEntry Android App works in collaboration with the desktop version of of CSPro. CSPro supports smart data transfer from Android or Windows devices to a server running CSWeb. This training is very practical consisting of demonstrations, practical exercises, and tests.

 

DURATION

5 days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Participants will learn;

  • How to create the data dictionary, data entry screen and how to program checks and skips.
  • How data is stored in the system
  • Add, modify, verify and view cases (questionnaires).
  • Identify and report structure, value, and consistency errors in questionnaire data.
  • Produce tables
  • Define simple or complex hierarchical file organization.
  • Define hierarchical levels, identification items, records, items (fields or variables), value sets (categories of values), and values.
  • Export selected data variables to delimited (tab, comma, semicolon), SAS, SPSS, Stata, R, or CSPro formatted data files.

 

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1: Introduction

  • Flow chart of Data Processing
  • Data Processing and Data Collection
  • Field Operations
  • Data editing and coding
  • Data Entry and Cleaning
  • Introduction to CSPro
  • Installation of CSpro
  • CSPro General Concepts
  • CSPro capabilities
  • CSPro applications

 

Module 2: Data Dictionary

  • Introduction to Data Dictionary
  • Dictionary Concepts and Fundamentals
  • Creating Dictionary
  • Identification Items
  • Adding and Naming Dictionary Elements
  • Levels, Records (Adding and Modifying)
  • Item/Item Representations/Subitems
  • Value Set/Special Values
  • Modifying the Dictionary elements
  • Document Dictionary Items
  • Relative and absolute positioning
  • Adding and modifying relations
  • Modifying Item Lengths and Dictionary Macros

 

Module 3: Data Entry Forms

  • Creating Data Entry Application
  • Generating Data Entry Forms
  • Data entry Tree
  • Running Data Entry Application
  • Changing data entry Characteristics
  • Data Entry Editing
  • Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing(CAPI) data Entry

 

Module 4: Introduction to Batch Applications and Data Entry Operation

  • Introduction to Batch Applications
  • Batch Editing
  • Planning a Data Entry Operation
  • Operator and System Controlled Modes
  • Operator-Controlled Mode
  • System-Controlled Mode
  • Skips

 

Module 5: Tabulation and Data Export to other formats

  • Tabulation Applications
  • Selecting a Tabulation Application to Run
  • Defining File Associations
  • Table viewer
  • Formatting tables
  • Export selected data variables to other formats (SPSS, Stata, Excel etc.)

 

TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

Course Date: 16/03/2020 to 20/03/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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