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Who Should Attend?

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New researchers/applicants to jobs in market research companies, NGOs, government and development organisations

Students working on their academic theses/dissertations or marketing/social research projects

Experienced researchers looking to refresh their existing knowledge of basic research methods and statistical analysis through latest versions
of SPSS and NVivo

Unique features of the workshop:


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Staring from the very basic concepts of research, literature review and statistical analysis steadily reaching at a point of comfort with more
complex concepts

Special focus on data integrity, interpretation and inference subjectivity in quants

Training on three research software of Referencing (Endnote), Statistical Analysis (SPSS) and Qualitative Data Analysis (NVivo)

Training delivered by experienced and foreign qualified NBS faculty

End to end training to become a conficent researcher starting from literature review, resources, methodology to data analysis and inference

Training Methodology:
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Interactive and multimedia lectures


Interviews and observation exercise
Learning with help of realistic data
Hands on software practice

Training Road Map:


Part 1: Literature Review, Referencing, and Endnote Software
Session 1: Literature Review

What is literature review?

How to conduct literature review for research papers, thesis, and dissertations?
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How to understand different types of literature review and what to gain from it?
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How to analyse the literature review in systematic and critical way?


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How to structure and conclude the literature review?


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Where to download research papers, articles, reports and other resources for Literature review (Specially in the context of Pakistan)
Session 2: Referencing / Bibliography and Endnote Software
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What is Referencing?
What is plagiarism and how to avoid it?
Why do you need to reference?
Harvard Referencing for Books, Books Chapters, Journal Articles, and Websites
Brief overview of APA, Chicago and IEEE Referencing
Introduction to Endnote
Introduction to Google Scholar and Its relevance to Endnote
Exploring different referencing styles in Endnote
Inserting the References from Endnote to Word document
Editing different styles, changing styles, adding and deleting new referenced in Endnote

Part 2: Quantitative Methodology and SPSS Software


Session 1: Statistics for social research using SPSS (4 - 4.5 hours)
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Introduction to quantitative analysis


Introduction to nature, events, dependence, mathematical and Chaos Theory
Data collection methods, integrity checks and cleansing
Frequencies and data series
Patterns, measures of central tendency and dispersion*
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)*
Correlation*
Simple Linear Regression*
Multiple Regression*
Introduction to probability theory
Bernoulli process and normal distributions
Hypothesis testing*
Statistical reports charts, scatterplots, boxplots*
Descriptive statistics making sense of it all (interpretation, inference and extrapolation)
Q&A

* indicates the topics, which will be shown by trainer on board/multimedia as well as the SPSS before moving on to next topic
Session 2: Guided learning SPSS practice session (40 min - 1 hour)
Students will be given a set of tasks to complete on SPSSS with help of lessons learnt in the first session. The tasks will be to solve a realistic data analysis
problem

Part 3: Qualitative Methodology and Nvivo Software


Session 1: Qualitative Methodology

Introduction to Qualitative methodology and methods


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When to use qualitative methodology


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Sampling in qualitative methodology


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Interviews types, process, and issues


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Observations types, process, and issues


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Open ended questionnaire types, process, and issues


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Qualitative data analysis


Session 2: Nvivo Software
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Introduction to Nvivo and setting up a project

Working with your information

Sorting, organizing and setting your information


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Exploring and analysing the data


The fee can be can submitted till Wednesday 8th December 2014. The Challan Form for fee submission can be downloaded
from http://goo.gl/RdyyBC. After submitting the fee in Habib Bank H-12 branch, please email a scanned copy to bilal.chohan@nbs.nust.edu.pk
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Bank Copy

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2014

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2014
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2014

05th December, 2014

NUST BUSINESS SCHOOL


(NBS)
ISLAMABAD
Short Courses Fee Bill
(Become a Full Researcher)
Name:
Class & Section:
Institute/Department.
Course Duration:
12 -13 Dec,
2014
Habib Bank Ltd. (For credit to
NBS Security & Misc Charges
Account,
A/c. No. 229270002541-01

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Description

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01 Day Workshop Registration
.
Charges Rs. 2,500/Rs
02 Days Workshop Registration
.
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Total

NUST BUSINESS SCHOOL


(NBS)
ISLAMABAD
Short Courses Fee Bill
(Become a Full Researcher)
Name:
Class & Section:
Institute/Department.
Course Duration:
12 -13 Dec,
2014
Habib Bank Ltd. (For credit to
NBS Security & Misc Charges
Account,
A/c. No. 229270002541-01

Amount

Description

Rs.
01 Day Workshop Registration
Charges Rs. 2,500/Rs.
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Charges Rs. 4,000/Please fill only one of the above column

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