This course is an introductory course. It is intended to provide basic information on how to carry out simple research within your local community. Research findings can be used to drive policy change and/or improve intervention programs. Upon completing the course, each student is expected to have the capability to:
- write a simple research proposal
- apply for small research grants
- engage their local communities in research
- analyze research data investigate/evaluate “outsider” doing research in their community
Introduction: Why Research?
Tools of Research: Measurement, Resources & Strategy
Formulated Research Question/Problem
Qualitative Study: Semi-Structured Interviews
Quantitative Study: Surveys/Questionnaire
Research and Ethics
Researching the Vulnerable
Planning a research project
Conducting a basic research
Graduate students, professionals, and exceptional upper level undergraduates.
Health practitioners, students in health sciences, medicine and other behavioral/social sciences, and anyone interested in conducting research.
The course is a practical one as such most of the class time will be used to solve problems and discuss case studies and research practices.
Next course event — forthcoming
Course Venue: Accra, Ghana
Teaching Mode: Instructor-led In-class
Course Fee: US $150 *US $80 per delegate (20% group discount for 10+ delegates) – *Fee with Partial Scholarship
Next Course: 17 – 18 October 2017
Course Length: 2 full training days
Time: 10:00 – 17:00