Strengthen your research portfolio Get to Yes with winning grant proposals
Master the research process
Research Leadership Series 2016
African Population and
Health Research Center
African Population and Health
Research Center
Equipping for Research, Development, Decision-Making and Practice
For Researchers | Academics | Postgraduate Students
Development Workers | Project Managers | Policy Makers
Grant Managers | Funders
APHRC was in 2015 awarded the UN Population Award for our
outstanding contributions in the areas of health and population
research. The Center is Africa’s leading research institution, with
more than 15 years of a proven track record in conceptualizing and
running large, complex donor-funded research projects.
African Population and Health Research Center, P.O.Box 10787 - 00100, Nairobi
APHRC Campus, 2nd Floor, Manga Close, Off Kirawa Rd
+254 (20) 400 1000
+254 722 205 933 | +254 733 410 102
aphrctraining@aphrc.org
http://aphrc.org/workshops
Also available:
In-house customized training to
meet specific institutional needs
Discounted costing is available for groups
of five or more registering together
Venue: APHRC Campus, Kitisuru, Nairobi
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Learn the foundations for
effectivesupervision
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Form the right partnership for
supervision, get to know the
students, establish reasonable and
agreed expectations
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Create momentum for
postgraduateresearch
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Develop strategies to encourage
students to write early and learn
to maintain the right contact/
feedback loop to support students
on their career paths
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Manage a project to
successfulcompletion
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Learn to guide students through
final stages of postgraduate studies
EFFECTIVE SUPERVISION OF
POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS
August 8 - 10
USD 350 or KES 35,000
This course offers practical
skills for a fruitful partnership
with postgraduate students for
successful and effective supervision
and career development.
Costs include training materials, lunch and refreshments.
Accommodation can be arranged on request at additional costs
RESEARCH GOVERNANCE
& MANAGEMENT
September 5 - 7
USD 450 or KES 45,000
This course seeks to equip institutional
directors of research, university research
registrars and research managers as
well as program leaders with skills for
best practices in research governance.
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Engage in dialogue on research
leadership in Africa
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Share experiences with top
African researchers and network
with other research leaders from
academic and research institutions
as well as government agencies
and organizations implementing
development programs
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Develop strong institutional
structures for fostering research
vibrancy at your institutions
»» Learn to effectively manage grants
and partnerships
REGISTER NOW
Limited Number of Spaces
http://aphrc.org/old/insidepage/training.php
Costs include training materials, lunch and refreshments.
Accommodation can be arranged on request at additional costs
EFFECTIVE REPORT
WRITING
June 13 - 15
USD 350 or KES 35,000
This course will help enhance and
improve your ability to confidently
and professionally communicate
about your research and project
activities for donors and funders.
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Identify the type of report suitable
for your project
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Generate project reports within
setdeadlines
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Appreciate how to identify the right
kind of information to present in
areport
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Plan and structure an effective and
high-impact report in line with
terms of reference
»» Receive top tips on how to gather
reporting information
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Engage in practical sessions to
develop a project report
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Master writing styles and language,
design and layout, formatting and
visuals, report editing and reviews
QUALITATIVE DATA
ANALYSIS WITH NVIVO
April 20 - 21;
August 24 - 25
USD 300 or KES 30,000
This course equips you with
hands-on practical skill and
experience in analyzing qualitative
data using NVivo software and a
demonstration of how to derive
meaning from qualitative data.
»» Learn to organize and manage
qualitative data from research
interviews, focus group
discussions, social media,
audio and video content
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Receive guidance through the
NVivo work environment
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Create projects and import
sources and coding, expand
your knowledge of data
visualization and queries and
identifyrelationships
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Master the use of NVivo using
real research data examples
MASTERING QUALITATIVE
RESEARCH METHODS
May 16 - 18
USD 450 or KES 45,000
This course equips you with skills for
designing and conducting qualitative
research through a combination of
group discussions, real research
environment simulations and
practical sessions.
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Take a new approach to qualitative
research design
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Learn how to select study
participants and design appropriate
research tools and data
collectionprocesses
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Learn to use technology for
qualitative research
»» Practice simulations and scenario
exercises to enhance learning
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Receive top tips for qualitative
datacoding
»» Master how to analyze and report
data from qualitative research
SCIENTIFIC WRITING
& PUBLISHING
June 20 - 24
USD 450 or KES 45,000
This course equips you with strong
writing skills to develop scientific
publications based on your own
research data.
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How to identify which are the right
journals to target with your outputs
»» Benefit from writing coaching in a
conducive environment
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Develop your research output’s
storyline and argument, craft
better sentences, write the
background and rationale, write
the methods and results for
quantitative, qualitative and mixed
method studies, tying together the
discussion and the conclusion
»» Receive online and offline help in
submitting manuscripts
GETTING TO YES WITH A
WINNING GRANT PROPOSAL
July 25 - 27;
October 12 - 14
USD 350 or KES 35,000
This course provides you with
insights born from experience on
how to get to YES for successful
grant proposals.
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Identify appropriate grants that
match your research skills
andexperience
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Develop and package a
grantproposal
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Conceptualize research ideas into
proposals with a convincing
narrative and realistic budget
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Learn the pros and cons of
collaboration and top tips on how
to work effectively with
researchteams
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Discover the strategies for
engaging with donors and
funders and understanding what
funders and reviewers look for
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Receive guided, hands-on,
practical proposal writingsessions
DATA ANALYSIS WITH STATA
April 18 - 19;
August 22 - 23
USD 300 or KES 30,000
The Stata workshop at APHRC
offers skills in modern data
management to get a grip on your
research output or implementation
projects measurement.
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Receive one-on-one coaching
on data analysis
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Learn to describe data types,
work with Stata commands and
do-files, browse and edit data,
use logical and mathematical
functions, survey data analysis,
descriptive statistics, generating
and changing variables
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Enhance your hypothesis testing
and learn practical methods for
design and analysis of complex
surveys, merging and appending
data, regression analysis,
survival analysis and multi-
levelmodels
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