Survey Research, Sampling Techniques & Estimation Training Course

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surveyrste

Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

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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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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $6440
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Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $6440 $4140
2 $3790 $2565
3 $2907 $2040
4 $2465 $1778
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
ON, Toronto - University & DundasTue, Mar 14 2017, 9:30 am$4140 / $6841
BC, Burnaby Wed, Mar 15 2017, 9:30 am$4140 / $6540
BC, Vancouver - YaletownThu, Mar 16 2017, 9:30 am$4140 / $6640
QC, Quebec - Sainte FoyThu, Mar 16 2017, 9:30 am$4140 / $6640
ON, Markham - Trillium Executive CentreThu, Mar 16 2017, 9:30 am$4140 / $6440

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