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      Online Training Course in Mobile Data Collection Using KoBoToolbox

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      August 5, 2020

        (daily until July 22, 2021)

      Kenya 00101

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      Online Training Course in Mobile Data Collection Using KoBoToolbox

      Event Name: Online Training Course in Mobile Data Collection Using KoBoToolbox
      Delivery Mode: Web-based| Self-paced| E-learning
      Course Duration: 5 hrs.
      Course Fee: USD 300 or KSH 30,000

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      Tech for Development-T4D would like to invite you to a high impact Online Training Course in Mobile Data Collection Using KoBoToolbox to be delivered virtually at the client’s convenient time.

      Who should take this course?

      This is a hands-on course for anyone who wishes to learn how to setup a mobile based system to collect, manage, analyze and map data using KoBoToolbox.

      Why train with us?

      • Our focus is on helping individuals and organizations achieve workplace performance improvements.
      • Our rigorous pre-training evaluation ensures a robust training model that aligns training with the culture, strategic direction, and internal resources of your organization.
      • Our extensive experience, expertise and client base - We have conducted training to over 10,000 attendees from 20 countries around the world.
      • We boast of staff and associate trainers/facilitators with a combined 400+ years of experience training and facilitating in fields of technology, research, software development, ICT4D, GIS, M&E and soft skills.
      • We are not independent contractors; all our people work as part of your Project Team.
      • Attendees benefit from our post training support and mentorship provided to each attendee for 12 months after completion of any training course.


      KoBoToolbox is a suite of free and open-source tools for field data collection using mobile devices for use in challenging environments. Most of KoBoToolbox users are people working in humanitarian crises, as well as aid professionals and researchers working in developing countries.

      What can you do with KoBoToolbox?

      1. Build complex forms with skip logic and validation using KoBoToolbox Form Builder or XLSForm (XLSForm is recommended for larger forms)
      2. Collect data offline on a mobile device and send it to a cloud server.
      3. Collect data using any mobile devices via the webforms
      4. Map data
      5. Visualize, manage and analyze data
      6. Store collected data on a server and extract it in useful formats for analysis
      7. Export data for analysis

      Course Objectives

      This online training course in Mobile Data Collection using KoBoToolbox will teach learners to:
      • Build/design complex forms with skip logic and validation in KoBoToolbox Form Builder and in Microsoft Excel (XLSForms syntax)
      • Easily share projects with colleagues
      • Design, Import and export XLSForms
      • Collect data online/offline on mobile devices or on any browser
      • Create summary reports with graphs and tables
      • Visualize collected data on a map
      • Disaggregate data in reports and maps
      • Export data
      • Access collected data through an API

      Learning Outcomes

      At the end of the course, learners will be able to:
      • Setup an account in KoBoToolbox
      • Digitize any complex questionnaire to a digital form that can be used for data collection on mobile devices and on browsers.
      • Visualize, manage and analyze data in KoBoToolbox.
      • Map data in KoBoToolbox.
      • Collect data on mobile devices and browsers
      • Extract/Export data from KoBoToolbox for analysis.

      Course requirements

      • Basic computing skills
      • A mobile device running Android OS
      • Knowledge in Microsoft Excel
      • Access to the internet
      • Proficiency in English

      Course Outline

      • Introduction to KoBoToolbox (Environment setup and architecture, Benefits of mobile data collection)
      • Course project questionnaire overview
      • KoBoToolbox home interface overview
      • Getting started (Signing up in KoBotoolbox, Creating and account)
      • KoBoToolbox user interface
      • Creating our first project and data types
      • Introduction to the KoBoToolbox form builder (Getting started with our first question, text, hints, required questions)
      • Select one, select many, grouping questions
      • Download and install KoBo Collect mobile application
      • Deploy forms for data collection
      • Collecting data on mobile devices and submitting to a cloud server
      • A preview of submitted data on the server
      • How to edit a project
      • Advanced survey authoring (Relevance, constraints, skip patterns, specify other, required, notes, calculations)
      • Advanced survey authoring cont’
      • Rich data (photos, audio, video, gps)
      • Reviewing our form and form and deploying for data collection
      • Collecting data on mobile devices and submitting to a server
      • Reports, tables, maps, data editing and downloading for analysis
      • Metadata


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


      Virtual support is available anytime on request.

      Training fee

      The course fee is KES 30,000.00 or USD 300.00 exclusive of VAT.


      Payment should be transferred to T4D account through bank before the course enrolment date.
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      Contact information

      For further inquiries, please contact us on the details below:
      Mobile: +254 706909947

      Kind regards.
      Kelvin K. Mwangi.
      Customer Relationship Officer,
      Tech for Development.
      Innovation for impact

      Categories: Education

      This event repeats daily until July 22, 2021: Sep 26, Sep 27, Sep 28

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

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