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Course Description:


Quality research always demands thoughtfully framed sample and data collection techniques. The rightly chosen sample leads to good results of study while good survey produces reliability in the research. RCTD is organizing an International Research Workshop “Designing and Conducting Surveys, Data Analysis and All Possible Sample Size Determination” on 12-13 April, 2013 through High Definition (HD) Video Conferencing.

The workshop aims in developing advanced Survey Methods and Survey Data Analysis Skills of the participants through lectures, presentations,use of softwares, robust training techniques. The workshop includes hands-on practice sessions using SPSS(Data Analysis), Pass, Excel and Gpower(Sample size Determination). 

The researchers from Universities, Research Institutes, R&D organizations and Social Sector organizations are requested to participate individually or institutional in their own auditorium/office/home from anywhere around the world. The individual participant can participate using a laptop/desktop computer connected through internet. For institutional registration and arrangements, contact us (00971528047514, 00923224309974) or

Course Outline:

Survey Research Methodology


·        Practical Surveys (Cases)

·        Cornerstone of a Quality Survey

·        Deciding What Information You Need

·        Choosing a Survey Method

·        Sampling and its Importance

·        Sample Size Determination using PASS, Excel & GPower (Cases)

·        Writing Good Questions

·        Questionnaire/Scale Development

·        Setting Your Survey in Motion and getting it done

·        From Questionnaires to Survey Results

·        Reporting Survey Results

Survey Data Analysis Using SPSS


Descriptive Statistics for Surveys


·        Stem and Leaf Plot

·        Graphical, Tabulation and Numerical Presentation of Data

·        Measuring the Central Tendency, Position and Dispersion

·        Selection of Appropriate Statistical tools for DataPresentation


Hypothesis Testing for Surveys


·        Types of Hypothesis

·        Concepts of level of Significance, p-value

·        Types of Errors


Seeing Relationship for Surveys


·        Simple Linear Regression

·        Multiple Regressions

·        Logistic Regression, Odds ratio

·        Pearson Correlation, Spearman Correlation

·        Multiple correlations, Partial Correlation


Comparing Groups for Surveys


·        T-tests

·        ANOVA

·        Repeated measurement ANOVA

·        MANOVA and MANCOVA


Measuring Association for Surveys


·        Chi-Square Test in Survey Data Analysis (Case)

·        Fisher’s Exact Test for Nominal Scale Data

·        Coefficient of Contingency

·        Crammer’s V

Resource Persons:

Mr. Anton Svendrovski


Designing and Conducting Surveys

Data Analysis for Surveys

IBM SPSS Certified





Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD)

M. Naseem



Bureau of Statistics

Expert of Quantitative Data Analysis using SPSS


Department of Surveys and Data Management

Research Center for Training & Development( RCTD)


Date:12th - 13th of April, 2013(Friday-Saturday)

Time:  9:30 am-5:00 pm (PST)

Investment:   Rs.3000/participant International: US$200/participant

InstitutionalParticipation:  Rs.40,000 International: US$1500 (up to 30 participants)


Note: The Universities/Institutes are requested to organize this International level workshop in their own auditorium/computer lab. The host institute does not require to have any conferencing facility. The conferencing facility will be provided by RCTD. For Institutional participation and arrangements, contact us (00971528047514, 00923224309974) or 

Online Registration:


For Registration and Payment details, click the link below


For International Participant Registration and Payment details,click the link below 


The participant will also get


·        Resource Material (soft copy through email)

·        Certificate of Participation (through courier)

·        Software and workshop recordings (through courier)

Payment Through PayPal for International Participant (The Secure and Fast)

The universities/institutes and individual participants from around the world can pay through RCTD PayPal Option. The world most secured and fast way of paying.  For paying through PayPal use the email: and confirm us after paying at


For details  of all the payment options other than PayPal, click the link below 

How to participate?


The confirmed participant/university will receive a confirmatory email from RCTD. The email will have a workshop join link. The participant will click the join link on the day of workshop at the time mentioned on the link, after clicking the setup will start and  after 2-3 minutes, the participant will be connected with live HD Video Conferencing of the workshop.    



·        Desktop computer/Laptop P4 or latest

·        Windows XP/ Vista/Windows 7/Mac

·        Internet connectivity

·        A set of Headphone & Mic (connect to your computer)


Who Should Attend?

  • Faculty Members
  • Research Scholars (MPhil/PhD)
  • Research Associates
  • Researchers of Medical Sciences
  • Researchers of R&D Organizations
  • Researchers of Social Sector Organizations

Contact Us:


Managing Director (MD)
Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD INC)
Cell: 00971528047514, 0092322-4309974

Skype: research.rctd  


Ahsan Pervaiz

Regional Director

Research Center for Training &Development (RCTD INC)

Toronto, Canada

Cell: 0016477176994



International Head Office

Research Center for Training & Development


Phone: 0016477176994



Regional Office

Research Center for Training & Development

217-J1 Wapda Town (NearJ1 Market), Lahore

P.O.Box:54816, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Phone: 00971528047514,00923224309974

Fax: 0092-42-35184451,0092-42-35224305