Designing and Conducting Surveys for Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Projects

Course date: 16/12/2019 to 20/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

This training course will demonstrate how a survey collects information from or about people to describe, compare, or explain their knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour. Contrary to a census, a survey usually collects data from a representative sample, from which researchers generalize about the whole population.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To learn how to develop a Monitoring & Evaluation system for designing and conducting surveys
  • To set objectives for data collection with credibility and precision
  • To gain hands on experience in real case studies approach

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1

Introduction to Survey

  • What is a survey
  • Types of surveys
  • Setting objectives for information collection
  • Designing the study

 

Module 2

Choosing the appropriate evaluation design

  • Mixed-methods designs
  • Attribution, contribution and the importance of the counterfactual
  • Equity-focused evaluation at the policy level
  • Equity-focused evaluation at the project and programme levels
  • Feasibility analysis

 

Module 3

Why and when is a survey used?

  • When and how should a survey be used?
  • Pre-conditions of the survey for its use in evaluation?
  • Why use a survey in evaluations?

 

Module 4

Controlling the quality of the survey

  • Different stages of quality control?
  • Key issues to control?
  • Sample size determination

 

Module 5

How is a survey carried out?

  • Preparing a reliable and valid survey instrument
  • How to development and design questioners
  • How to use questioner design software
  • How is desk-based survey techniques carried out?
  • Sampling strategies
  • How are samples designed?
  • Conducting pilot survey
  • Implementing the survey
  • How are the findings analysed and treated?
  • Managing and analyzing survey data
  • Report writing and presentation of the results

 

 

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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 +254 759 285 295. You can also email us on: 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/+254 759 285 295 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: 16/12/2019 to 20/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
Call us on +254 732 776 700/ +254 759 285 295
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