Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course
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Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course

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The Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required to effectively collect and manage data using mobile devices. This course focuses on the utilization of KoBoToolBox, a powerful open-source tool, for creating mobile data collection forms, collecting data offline, and managing data through the platform. Participants will learn how to leverage the capabilities of KoBoToolBox to streamline data collection processes and improve data management efficiency.

Objective: The primary objective of this course is to provide participants with the necessary skills to collect and manage data using mobile devices and KoBoToolBox. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles and benefits of mobile data collection.
  2. Create and design data collection forms using KoBoToolBox.
  3. Configure and deploy data collection projects on mobile devices.
  4. Collect data offline using mobile devices and KoBoToolBox.
  5. Manage and analyze collected data using KoBoToolBox's features and functionalities.
  6. Generate reports and visualizations based on collected data.
  7. Ensure data security and privacy during the entire data collection and management process.

Organizational Benefits:

 By participating in the Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course, organizations can reap several benefits, including:

  1. Improved Data Collection Efficiency: Organizations will learn how to utilize KoBoToolBox to streamline and standardize their data collection processes, reducing manual efforts and improving data accuracy and consistency.
  2. Enhanced Data Quality: By leveraging the capabilities of KoBoToolBox, organizations can ensure that data collected using mobile devices is accurate, complete, and error-free, leading to higher data quality.
  3. Time and Cost Savings: Mobile data collection using KoBoToolBox eliminates the need for manual data entry and transcription, saving time and reducing costs associated with data management.
  4. Real-time Data Analysis: Organizations can benefit from the real-time data analysis features of KoBoToolBox, allowing them to make informed decisions and respond promptly to emerging trends or issues.
  5. Data Security and Privacy: KoBoToolBox provides robust data security and privacy features, ensuring that sensitive data is protected throughout the entire data collection and management process.

Who Should Attend:

The Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course is suitable for the following individuals and professionals:

  1. Project Managers and Coordinators: Those responsible for overseeing data collection projects and managing data in their organizations.
  2. Researchers and Data Analysts: Professionals involved in data collection and analysis, seeking efficient and standardized methods for data management.
  3. Field Data Collectors: Individuals involved in collecting data in the field using mobile devices.
  4. Development Practitioners: Professionals working in the fields of international development, humanitarian aid, public health, education, and social sciences, who rely on accurate and timely data.


5 Days

Course Outline: The Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course will cover the following topics:

Module 1: Introduction to Mobile Data Collection

  • Understanding the importance of mobile data collection
  • Benefits and challenges of using KoBoToolBox
  • Overview of the KoBoToolBox platform

Module 2: Designing Data Collection Forms

  • Introduction to form design in KoBoToolBox
  • Creating data collection forms using the KoBoToolBox interface
  • Adding various question types, skip patterns, and validation rules

Module 3: Deploying Data Collection Projects

  • Configuring project settings in KoBoToolBox
  • Uploading and deploying forms to mobile devices
  • Testing and verifying form functionality

Module 4: Collecting Data Offline

  • Offline data collection capabilities of KoBoToolBox
  • Setting up and synchronizing data on mobile devices
  • Troubleshooting offline data collection issues

Module 5: Managing Data in KoBoToolBox

  • Data submission and storage in KoBoToolBox
  • Managing collected data on the KoBoToolBox platform
  • Data organization, filtering, and search functionalities

Module 6: Data Analysis and Visualization

  • Introduction to data analysis in KoBoToolBox
  • Generating summary statistics and reports
  • Creating visualizations using charts and graphs

Module 7: Data Security and Privacy

  • Ensuring data security during data collection and transfer
  • Implementing access controls and user permissions
  • Privacy considerations and data anonymization techniques

Module 8: Data Export and Integration

  • Exporting data from KoBoToolBox for external analysis
  • Integrating KoBoToolBox with other data management systems
  • Automated data backups and archiving

Module 9: Advanced Features and Customization

  • Advanced form design techniques in KoBoToolBox
  • Customizing data collection workflows and user interfaces
  • Incorporating complex calculations and data validations

Module 10: Project Development and Wrap-up

  • Applying acquired knowledge to develop a mobile data collection project
  • Presenting and evaluating the developed data collection project
  • Course review and wrap-up

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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