KC Academy's Professional Certificate in Research Methods, Data Analysis and Report Writing is a comprehensive 5-day training course tailored specifically for professionals working in public sector organizations.
In this age of information, data is available everywhere and grows at an exponential rate. As a result, public sector professionals must be equipped with the knowledge and skills to gather, use, understand and interpret data.
This course is based on real-life examples, allowing delegates to understand the different concepts and methodologies in a simple, practical and enjoyable way. Delegates will apply the acquired knowledge and practice using various practical activities with data and graphs.
Through this course, participants will understand the principles underlying qualitative data analysis in general and how to define the research problem, start the hypothesis, and analyse variables and methods for the hypotheses.
They will also learn how to design and code questionnaires and analyse and interpret data using SPSS. Furthermore, participants will develop techniques to improve their academic and report-writing skills and learn how to produce reports based on SPSS output.
The course will strengthen attendees' ability to use data for strategic planning and development and improve their public management decision-making processes. Participants will also learn how to perform presentation statistics for policy analysis and interpret different types of visualizations using concrete examples.
By the end of the course, participants will have gained the skills and confidence to apply research methods, analyse data and write reports to a professional standard in a public sector context.
By the end of this KC Academy training course, participants will be able to:
The training methodology for the Professional Certificate in Research Methods, Data Analysis and Report Writing typically involves a combination of interactive lectures, hands-on exercises, case studies, and group discussions.
Impact on the organisation from the participants in attending this Professional Certificate in Research Methods, Data Analysis and Report Writing training course includes the following benefits:
This KC Academy Professional Certificate in Research Methods, Data Analysis and Report Writing training course will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their roles.
By completing this course, delegates can expect to benefit in the following ways:
This course is designed for professionals working in public sector organizations who need to use research methods, analyze data, and produce reports. This includes professionals in government agencies, non-profit organizations, and other public sector organizations, as well as researchers and academics working in these fields.
The course is particularly suited for individuals responsible for designing and conducting research projects, analyzing data and presenting findings, and producing reports and other written documents communicating research results. This includes project managers, policy analysts, program evaluators, and other professionals who work with data and must communicate research findings to stakeholders and decision-makers.
DAY 1: Introduction to Research Methods for Public Sector Organizations
DAY 2: Data Collection and Management for Public Sector Organizations
DAY 3: Data Analysis for Public Sector Organizations
DAY 4: Report Writing
DAY 5: Analysis and Presentation Statistics for Public Sector Organizations
There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.
You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.
Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.
Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.
It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.
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