Survey Research, Sampling Techniques & Estimation Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code

surveyrste

Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Overview Overview

Course Outline Course Outline

Survey research:

  • Principle of sample survey design and implementation 
    • survey preliminaries
    • sampling methods (probability & non-probability methods)
    • population & sampling frames
    • survey data collection methods
  • Questionnaire design
    • Design and writing of questionnaires
    • Pre-tests & piloting
  • Planning & organisation of surveys
  • Minimising errors, bias & non-response at the design stage 
  • Survey data processing
  • Commissioning surveys/research 

Sample Techniques & Estimation:

  • Sampling techniques and their strengths/weaknesses (may overlap above sampling methods)
    • Simple Random Sampling
    • Unequal Probability Sampling
    • Stratified Sampling (with proportional to size & disproportional selection)
    • Systematic Sampling
    • Cluster sampling
    • Multi-stage Sampling 
    • Quota Sampling
  • Estimation
    • Methods of estimating sample sizes 
    • Estimating population parameters using sample estimates
    • Variance and confidence intervals estimation
    • Estimating bias/precision 
    • Methods of correcting bias
    • Methods of handling missing data
    • Non-response analysis

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The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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3 $2433 $2333 $1567
4 $1950 $1838 $1263
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BC, Vancouver - YaletownWed, Jun 15 2016, 9:30 am$4000 / $6500
BC, Vancouver Park PlaceWed, Jun 15 2016, 9:30 am$4000 / $6400
ON, London - London City CentreWed, Jun 15 2016, 9:30 am$4000 / $6360
ON, Scarborough – 10 Milner Business CourtWed, Jun 22 2016, 9:30 am$4000 / $6360
AB, Calgary – One Executive PlaceMon, Jun 27 2016, 9:30 am$4000 / $6500

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