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Training on Data Management and Analysis for Qualitative Data using NVIVO

29 January @ 08:00 - 2 February @ 16:30

Dear Colleagues,

Devimpact Institute is pleased to invite you for a Training on Data Management and Analysis for Qualitative Data using NVIVO to held from Jan 29 – Feb 2, 2018 in Nairobi Kenya.

About the Course

Managing and analyzing qualitative data can be a trying experience. Qualitative data is multifaceted, rich in nature, unstructured and at times can be overwhelming where the researcher will be provided with information beyond the scope of the study. Combining a qualitative research data management and data analysis with technology is frown by some qualitative researchers. Qualitative researchers now have the option to apply technology tools in their approach for data management and data analysis to ease the complexity of the research process.

This course aims to build the capacity of qualitative researchers in qualitative data management and analysis using NVIVO qualitative software. This software has many features that can assist to simplify the whole process of doing qualitative research.

Course Outline

Introduction to Qualitative Research

  • What is qualitative research?
  • Dimensions of qualitative methods
  • Qualitative research approaches
  • Qualitative data collection methods
  • Qualitative research study design

Preliminaries of Qualitative data Analysis

  • What is qualitative data analysis
  • Approaches in Qualitative data analysis; deductive and inductive approach
  • Points of focus in analysis of text data
  • Principles of Qualitative data analysis
  • Process of Qualitative data analysis

Introduction to NVIVO

  • NVIVO Key terms
  • NVIVO interface
  • NVIVO workspace
  • Use of NVIVO ribbons

NVIVO Projects

  • Creating new projects
  • Merging, importing and exporting projects
  • Managing projects
  • Working with different data sources

Nodes in NVIVO

  • Theme codes
  • Case nodes
  • Relationships nodes
  • Node matrices


  • Source classifications
  • Case classifications
  • Node classifications


  • Data-driven vs theory-driven coding
  • Analytic coding
  • Descriptive coding
  • Thematic coding
  • Tree coding

Thematic Analysis using NVIVO

  • Organize, store and retrieve data
  • Cluster sources based on the words they contain
  • Text searches and word counts through word frequency queries.
  • Examine themes and structure in your content

Memos Annotations and Links

  • Linked memos
  • Adding annotation to selected content
  • See also link

Queries using NVIVO

  • Queries for textual analysis
  • Queries for exploring coding

Building on the Analysis

  • Content Analysis; Descriptive, interpretative
  • Narrative Analysis
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Grounded Theory

Qualitative Analysis Results Interpretation

  • Comparing analysis results with research questions
  • Summarizing finding under major categories
  • Drawing conclusions and lessons learned

Visualizing NVIVO project

  • Display data in charts
  • Creating models and graphs to visualize connections
  • Tree maps and cluster analysis diagrams

Triangulation of Data Sources

  • Triangulating with quantitative data
  • Using different participatory techniques to measure the same indicator
  • Comparing analysis from different data sources
  • Checking the consistency on respondent on similar topic

Qualitative Report Writing

  • Qualitative report format
  • Reporting qualitative research
  • Reporting content
  • Interpretation

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.


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

Training Fee

The training fee for this course is USD 800 which covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.


To register for this course please click on: Register for the Course

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29 January @ 08:00
2 February @ 16:30
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Nairobi, Kenya


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