Open Data Kit (ODK) Training announcement 28th - 30th November 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 17:00

Makerere University College of Health Sciences within its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is organizing an Open Data Kit (ODK) software Training scheduled for 28th - 30th November 2018. This course is a full time Three-day face to face training with certification on successful completion.


Data collection remains vital in capturing quality evidence in a given time frame that then translates to analytical representations. With different researchers, organizations, professional, Programs and projects collecting data regularly to evaluate and monitor progress and performance, best practices of data collection are needed than ever to ensure that data gathered is correct, consistent and complete. Mobile Phone Based Data Collection using Open Data Kit (ODK) has been acknowledged world-wide by researchers, non-governmental organizations and relief agencies among other organizations as very useful and convenient data collection method substituting paper based data collection method. This training will provide insights into all the pieces required for a mobile data collection system.


Target Group

The ODK software course is targeted at masters and PhD students, investigators, research institutes, research Assistants. This training is aimed at introducing and equipping participants with the skills in; Designing and building an ODK Form, Uploading a form to your android phone, Setting up the aggregate server, Mobile data collection using ODK, Submitting completed data to the server and Exporting data from ODK as CSV. 

Note: Participants should come with an ANDROID SMART PHONE and a LAPTOP


Course Fee:

Payment subsidized course fee of Uganda shillings 400,000/= or US dollars $115 is payable. This will contribute towards training materials, lunch and refreshments for the whole course.


The ODK course will take place at MUJHU 3 Video Conference Room


Payment & Registration Procedure
BBank Name: Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited