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Mobile Data Collection & Monitoring using KOBO ToolBox / ONA Online - Nepal

Venue: Kathmandu – Nepal | Registration Deadline: December 20, 2023 | Training Date: January 7 to 9, 2024

Training on Mobile Data Collection using KoBoToolBox

About the Course

KoBoToolbox is a suite of tools for field data collection for use in challenging environments. The software is free and open source. It allows data collection using Android enabled mobile devices and data submission to an online server. This training will equip the participants with skills to develop, implement and manage mobile data collection platform using KoboToolbox

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Create survey forms using Build or XLSForms
  • Set up Form Builder, Kobo Collect and KoboToolbox
  • Upload forms to KoboToolbox server
  • Load forms into Kobo Collect on an Android device
  • Use Kobo Collect to fill out forms with field participants
  • Upload survey data from Kobo Collect to KoboToolbox server
  • Analyze and manage collected data

Course duration

3 Days

Course Outline

Introduction to Mobile Data Collection

  • Introduction to mobile data collection
  • Common mobile based data collection platforms
  • Data aggregation, storage, and dissemination
  • Understanding question types forming a questionnaire

Introduction to KoboToolbox

  • Components of KoboToolbox
  • Kobo Form builder
  • KoboCollect
  • KoboToolbox server

Setting up KoBoCollect

  • KoBoCollect Installation from google play
  • Manual installation of KoBoCollect
  • KoBoCollect Menus, Settings and Security
  • Best practices for KoBoCollect

KoboToolBox Server

  • Configuring KoboToolBox  Server
  • Setting up local server
  • Uploading the form to KoboToolBox  Server
  • Managing forms in KoboToolBox  Server
  • Working with submitted data in KoboToolBox  Server
  • Administering KoboToolBox  Server

Designing and Creating forms using Formbuilder

  • Designing forms online using Formbuilder
  • Uploading forms to KoboToolBox  Server
  • Form properties

Designing and Creating form using XLS form

  • Introduction to XLSForm
  • Components of XLSForm
  • Question types
  • Form Logic, styling, language
  • Form operators and functions
  • Constraints & Skips
  • Form validation
  • Uploading form to KoboToolBox  Server

Using KoboCollect for field data collection

  • Filling forms in KoBoCollect
  • Managing forms in KoBoCollect
  • Collecting different types of data
  • Advanced use and best practices
  • Submitting data to KoboToolBox  Server

Data Management

  • Exporting data from KoboToolBox  Server as CSV
  • Downloading data in different formats
  • Formatting data for further analysis using statistical applications
  • Outputting data through Google spreadsheet

Visualizing Geographic Data

  • Exporting GPS Coordinates to Google maps
  • Exporting GPS data for Mapping/Visualizing
  • Visualizing GIS data using QGIS

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

 Who should participate?

  • Humanitarian professionals including managers, supervisors/officers.
  • Existing Excel users looking to improve their skill base.
  • Self-taught learners looking to improve Excel working knowledge.

Medium of Instruction:

English

Duration & Venue:       

Training Date: January 7 to 9, 2024

Venue: Kathmandu – Nepal

Registration Deadline:   

December 20, 2023

Training Fee:

  • $ 190 – Local Organizations  (Nepal)
  • $240 – International Organizations
  • $ 240 – Other Countries

Residential Package: 

Residential Package is available at the venue hotel on payment of required charges.

Discount Policy: Group Discount (from same organisation):

On every three paid nominations from same organisation, one person (i.e fourth one) will be free of charge.

In-House Training:

CRSM also offers this training for your organisation as an in-house event. This will be cost effective and customised for your organisation’s specific needs.

To discuss this, please contact CRSM representative at +92 321 55 65 072 or +92 316 58 87 783 or mail to registration@crsmconsulting.net

For Further Information, Please Contact:

Email: registration@crsmconsulting.net

Tel: +92 321 55 65 072 or +92 316 58 87 783

Wasi Haider

Trainer

Email: wasi@crsmconsulting.net

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