SHORT COURSES TRAINING CALENDAR 2018

S/n


Course


1 Week Schedules


1 Day Schedules


 

1

 

Project Planning and Management

 


March       5-9

June          4-8

August     6-10

Nov           5-9


 Feb    10th

 May   12th

July     14th

Sept    8th


 2  

Monitoring and Evaluation of programs


April        9-13

June         11-15

October   8-12


March  17th

Nov       10th


 3  

STATA –Data Analysis Package


Feb          19-23

June        18-22

Sept         10-14


April    21st

July      29th

Nov      24th


 4  

QuickBooks- Computerized Accounting


March     26-30

August    27-31

October  22-26


May     26th

 Sept    22nd


 5  

Writing Fundable Project Proposals


April       23-27

July          23-27

Dec          10-14


March 31st

June     30th

 


6 Survey Methodology & Statistics

for Enumerators



March  24th

Dec       8th 


7 Quantitative data management &

analysis using NVIVO



May     26th

 Sept    22nd


8 Data analysis using R



March 31st

June     30th

 

Note:

  1. The training program is more practical than theoretical, delivered by field practitioners vast with extensive participatory experience.
  2. One day programs run during the week ends especially Saturday from 8:30-5:00pm
  3. One week programs run for five days from Monday to Friday in a specific Month.
  4. For each course participants receive reading materials and certificates of course completion after training.
  5. All the training will be conducted at Makerere University Pharmacy Building.
  6. One day course costs Ugshs. 100,000/= (One hundred thousand only) while 1 week course costs Ugshs. 250,000/= (Two hundred and fifty thousand only). This fee includes breakfast and lunch for participants.

 

 

 

Mbarara Kakyeka Stadium Agricultural and Trade show organised by DataCapital in Partnership with UBC TV- “Farmers Basket Program” 25th October to 1st November, 2017

Data Capital International in partnership with Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Television (UBC TV); “Farmers Basket Program” has organized an agricultural Show in Mbarara Kakyeka stadium to allow agricultural value chain actors  showcase their innovative practices to the population in western Uganda. This is a planned annual program that will allow different agricultural actors to showcase best agricultural practices for improved agricultural production, productivity and value addition in the region.

This show will bring agricultural innovations to actors in western Uganda who may have not gotten chance to attend the national agricultural show in Jinja. The show will take place at Mbarara Kakyeka Stadium from 25th October  to 1st November 2017.

While government organises a national agricultural show that usually takes place in Jinja (Eastern Uganda) annually, some agricultural actors in other regions do not get opportunity of participating. This agriculture show plan therefore creates showcasing opportunity for actors in other regions especially in Western and Northern regions of Uganda.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW/EXPO

  • To facilitate showcasing of the best agribusiness practices in the agribusiness market system
  • To encourage youth participation in agribusiness as means of employment creation.
  • To foster qualitative and quantitative production of agricultural enterprises for improved livelihood sources of Ugandans  and foreign earning,
  • To link together agricultural value chain actors both within the country and outside the country
  • To provide an opportunity to value actors that missed the Eastern (Jinja) Agricultural show to participate in the western Agricultural show/expo
  • To provide value chain training of the 12 agricultural enterprises prioritized by national development plan II for increased production, productivity and value addition [i]

 

ACTIVITIES DURING THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW/EXPO

  1. Exhibition: Various agricultural actors shall showcase their best innovative agronomic practices for adoption;
  2. Training of Farmers: There shall be a parallel session of training farmers in best agronomic practices of the 6 enterprises prioritized by the national development plan II (NDPII).
  • Registration of export enterprise forum members to coordinate agricultural production, productivity and value addition in western Uganda. Progressive actors will be registered to form core forums to facilitate agricultural activities. Registered members shall be met regularly for advice and technology skills transfer.

 Guest of Honor:

His Excellency, The President of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Entrance Fee

  • Children: UGX 1,000 and Students
  • Adults: UGX 2,000

 Opportunities

  • A platform to learn current technologies of production in the agricultural value chain.
  • A platform to network and meet new agricultural value chain actors
  • A potential market for your products.
  • Active participation by the private, civil society and government sectors.

 Key partners

  • Best Agro Technology & Innovations Stand
  • Most popular Education institutions (Schools, Polytechnics, Special Schools, Colleges and Universities, etc)
  • Most popular heavy machinery stand i.e CAMCO, ENGSOL, TECHNIK etc
  • Most popular financial services i.e Banks, SACCOs, Insurance, MFIs, NSSF, etc
  • Research Institutions (NARO, Universities, ILRI, etc)
  • Seed companies
  • Feeds companies
  • Agro -chemical companies
  • Government ministries /departments/programmes stand
  • Agro processors
  • Dairy equipments dealers

 

Services to Expect

Excellent publicity in local and regional news media, with special supplements

  • Provision of banners, posters and leaflets
  • Car stickers & gate passes for exhibitors
  • Telephone services at the show ground
  • First Aid services
  • Water and electricity installation
  • Private catering establishments available 24 hours
  • Free entry of tent, table and 2-3 chairs
  • Exhibitors cards and water

 Show Time

Official duration of the show is 9:00am – 6:00pm. More entertainment and evening parties extend beyond midnight.

Training in Data Analysis Using STATA; (12th to 20th, August 2017)

TRAINING IN DATA ANALYSIS USING STATA- Statistical Analysis Package

Data Capital International announces one week training in Data analysis with STATA statistical analysis package scheduled for August 2017. The timeline for day time, evening and weekend time training are scheduled below. The name Stata is a syllabic abbreviation of the words statistics and data. Stata is your choice if you want to do cutting edge research and is ideal for people who are developing or modifying statistical procedures. Stata’s capabilities include data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, regression, and custom programming. Its much easier and better than SPSS for deeper analysis and presentation of results. Those involved or intending to do research should not miss attending this Stata training session.  This training offers you an opportunity to master the skill of tools development, data collection, data analysis and reports writing.

 Training Content

  1. How to develop effective research tools
  2. Skills of managing FGDs, KIIs and individual interviews
  3. Skill of data editing, cleaning and coding questionnaires
  4. Skill of developing a data entry template/screens
  5. Mastering data entry in a given template and Merging datasets,
  6. Univeriate, Bivariate and Multivariate data analysis procedures
  7. Interpretation of analysis package outputs
  8. Fundamentals of writing research reports

Who should attend?

Students, those intending to do masters, data collectors, M&E officers, planners, statisticians, Bankers and  those who have basic knowledge of analysis for example using SPSS. It is important to refresh and upgrade your status in data analysis and management.

# TIME OF THE DAY AND DURATION  OF THE TRAINING COST (UGX)
1 DAY time;  Four (4) days :   From 14th -17th , August 2017;  9:00 am-4:00pm 250,000/=
2 EVENING time; Five (5) days:  From 14th -18th ,August 2017; 5:00-8:00pm 250,000/=
3 DAY time; Weekend (Saturday & Sunday);  Two weekends making 4 days: from  12th &13th – 19th & 20th , August 2017; 9:00 am- 4:00pm 300,000/=

Note:

  • Training will take place at Makerere University Pharmacy Building;
  • Registration can be done at Makerere University Pharmacy Building skills room 5; Deadline for registration is 11th August 2017
  • The fee includes software installation, training materials and certificate
  • Please come with your own laptop and an extension cable where possible;
  • This training will offer you with hands-on skills and present you with an opportunity to interact with a range of participants for networking and leveraging Job opportunities;
  • Call Robert: 0782 552979 or Justine: +256704279568 for guidance. Email: info@datacapitalint.com.

Training in Monitoring and Evaluation of Programs

DATE: July 13th-14th 2017

VENUE: HOTEL AFRICANA, Kampala,  UGANDA

We write to inform and invite you to be part of this 2days (16hrs) robust training scheduled for 13th –14th July 2017 at Hotel Africana Kampala- Uganda. Your organisation and or you have been specifically identified because of the contribution and importance you have in Uganda. Please send a representative or come physically and use this merit consideration training.

Benefits of Attending this Training

Delivered by practitioners with vast and extensive participatory field experience. This is the leading M&E course for development professionals. Those responsible for project or programme-level M&E benefit from the latest M&E thinking and practice, including results approaches. This course will enable you to bring the learning into practice and to understand the difference between data, information and knowledge which is a key aspect to ensure strategic decision making.

Who Should Attend?

This program is suitable for Monitoring and Evaluation Officers, Directors, Managers, Project Managers, Finance Managers and Directors, Programme Managers, Strategic Planners, Project Accountants, Corporate Service Managers, Practitioners in non-governmental organizations and any other professionals who are involved in the monitoring and evaluation process whether in government or public sector.

What you will learn

Through a mix of practical activities, theory and examples of effective practice you will learn how to:

  • Decide what and how to monitor with different stakeholders
  • Plan a project using the logical framework
  • Develop indicators and targets
  • Participatory methods for data collection and analysis
  • Design and manage evaluation
  • Use your M&E findings to stimulate learning, improvement and stakeholder buy-in.
  • Develop and work with a practical M&E system

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TRAINING CONTENT:

Understanding Monitoring and Evaluation aspects

DAY 1

  • Introduction to Monitoring, Evaluation concepts
  • Mastering the roles of a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
  • Skill of developing a logical a framework
  • Skill of developing indicators for any project
  • Planning and budgeting for an M&E exercise

Gathering Data/Information/Knowledge for MAEL purposes

DAY 2:

  • Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation system
  • Monitoring and evaluation stakeholders analysis
  • Designing effective tools for data collection
  • Skills of managing FGDs, KIIs and individual interviews
  • Write an effective Monitoring and Evaluation report.

DAY 3: Tour to the source of River Nile

 

COURSE CERTIFICATE

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of course completion bearing the signatures from both the Course Director and the Course Organizer. This Certificate will testify your endeavor and serve towards your professional advancement.

 

NOTE: For any booking contact: BANGIZI ROBERT on, +256782552979 or JUSTINE NALUNKUUMA +256704279568 Email: info@datacapitalint.com

Payment can be made to Equity Bank

Account : 1004100424689

Each Participant: USD$250

Note:

 

  • This fee includes transport for a one-day tour to the source of River Nile only
  • The tour day is an additional third day on Saturday 15th July 2017

 

 

Project Planning and Management Training Course

Saturday 15th July 2017 from 8:30AM-5:00PM

Data Capital International announces one-day short course training that will take place at Makerere University Campus. Project management deals with planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling and securing to achieve the goals within an organization while taking into account three main pre-defined criteria: time, budget and scope. Training in project planning and management contributes to processes optimization and proper resources allocation. It combines the essential aspects of communication, risk management, finance, business administration and even design. This short course takes you through the cycle of a project, from early conception and defining the scope through to the evaluation and lesson learned. Throughout the short course you look at tools, techniques and standards developed by professional organizations.

Benefits of Attending this Training

This short course will help those new to project management to lead and/or contribute to projects more effectively. It’s a hands-on training program that will help any participant to design and implement any project while taking care of all the externalities and stakeholders’ interest including donors, beneficiaries and government among others. The participants shall be trained by project development practitioners familiar with project cycle dynamics. This training also exposes the participants to beneficial network opportunities for job opportunities and development. This project will provide basic practices of management of multiple projects.

Who Should Attend?

All Managers and Officers who Manage any Projects, including-Project Managers, Project Officers, Program Managers, Operations Managers, Line Managers, Monitoring & Evaluation staff. Any other professionals who are involved in the monitoring and evaluation of projects will benefit from this course.

What you will learn

  • Understand project management and articulate the role of the project manager
  • Understand the factors that contribute to a successful project outcome and why a project may fail
  • Have an awareness of different project management techniques and how they may be useful (more appropriate?) to your projects
  • Identify areas of further personal development to enhance your skills as a project manager.

Training Content

  • Understanding project concepts, attributes and cycle
  • Developing a logical framework for implementing any project
  • Fund raising, donor mapping and alliance Building
  • Project monitoring and evaluation cycles
  • Managing communication among project stakeholders
  • Understanding basic human resource management skills
  • Developing acceptable projects budgets
  • Mastering the art and science of writing fundable project proposals

Course Certificate

Upon the successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of course completion. This Certificate will testify your endeavor and serve towards your professional advancement.

Each participant is expected to pay Ugshs.100, 000 to attend this training. This cost involves breakfast, Lunch & Certificate

NOTE: For any booking contact: ROBERT on, +256782552979 or JUSTINE +256704279568

Email: info@datacapitalint.com; www.datacapitalint.com

TRAINING IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR NON ACCOUNTANTS

Saturday 10th June 2017 from 8:30AM-5:00PM

Data Capital International announces one day training in Accounting for Non-Accountants. This course is designed for individuals without accounting background but who need to understand and appreciate how business transactions are recorded, summarized, and interpreted for commercial decision-making purposes. Through a series of exercises, participants get a hands-on experience on the practical application of theories and concepts in the “accounting cycle,” from event/transaction recognition to financial statement preparation, review, and appreciation.

Why Accounting for Non accountants

This Accounting for Non-Accountants training course is 1-day workshops that will aid non-accounting professionals learn the fundamentals and basics of accounting related topics, practices and terminologies. Participants will leave the course with the ability to be conversant with accounting terminologies, practices and reporting standards, including financial statements and reports.

Who should attend?

This Accounting for Non-Accountants training course is suitable for professionals with exposure to budgets and financial reports including entrepreneurs, administrators, and those considering jobs in accounting-related fields. This class is designed for non-accountants and aims to provide participants with the knowledge and terminology of accounting. Below are a few examples of professionals have taken this course: Accounting Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Advisor, Conversions and Special Projects, Economic and Competitive Analyst, Project managers

Participants of this training course will be provided with full course materials, Breakfast and lunch.

Training Content

  • The accounting profession, concepts and practices for different forms of businesses;
  • The importance of ethics in accounting and social responsibility related to organizations;
  • Financial planning and accountability Management;
  • The finance function and sources/forms of financing for any organization;
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, Statement of Owners’ Equity);
  • Budget and working capital Management;
  • Financial control approaches/models in any organization;
  • Cash based transactions using the double entry method of accounting;

Note:

  • Training will take place at Makerere University;
  • This training will offer you with hands-on skills and present you with an opportunity to interact with a range of participants for networking and leveraging Job and other opportunities;
  • Registration can be done at Makerere University Pharmacy Building skills room 5;
  • Training costs only Ugshs 100,000/=for each participant. Please pick your receipt after paying;
  • This money includes, breakfast and lunch;
  • Training certificate shall be offered on the same day;
  • Deadline for registration is 9thJune 2017 at 4:00pm;

Call Robert: 0782 552979 or Justine:+256704279568 for guidance/send mail to info@datacapitalint.com or visit our website on www.datacapitalint.com

Training in Data Analysis using SPSS Statistical Analysis Package

Saturday 3rd June 2017 from 8:30AM-5:00PM

Data Capital International announces one day training in data analysis using Statistical Package of Social Scientists (SPSS) scheduled for 3rd June 2017. SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. It is also used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies, government, education researchers, marketing organizations, data miners, and others. In addition to statistical analysis, data management (case selection, file reshaping, creating derived data) and data documentation (a metadata dictionary was stored in the data file) are features of the base software.

Why SPSS

The package manages Descriptive statistics: Cross tabulation, Frequencies, Descriptives, Explore, Descriptive Ratio Statistics; Bivariatestatistics: Means, t-test, ANOVA, Correlation (bivariate, partial, distances),  Nonparametric tests; Prediction for numerical outcomes: Linear regression; Prediction for identifying groups: Factor analysis and cluster analysis (two-step, K-means, hierarchical) etc.

The command syntax programming of SPSS gives it the benefits of reproducibility, simplifying repetitive tasks, and handling complex data manipulations and analyses.  SPSS provides an opportunity for effective data management. It makes data analysis quicker because the program knows the location of the cases and variables. SPSS key capabilities include data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, regression, and custom programming. It’s much easier and better than SAS and Eviews for deeper analysis and presentation of results.

Training Content

  1. Aligning research tools to study objectives and anlysis
  2. Skills of managing FGDs, KIIs and individual interviews
  3. Skill of coding questionnaires, data editing and cleaning
  4. Skill of developing a data entry template/screens
  5. Mastering data entry in a given template,
  6. Univeriate, Bivariate and Multivariate data analysis procedures
  7. Interpretation of analysis outputs and writing reports

Who should attend?

Planners, students, data collectors, M&E officers, Bankers, those intending to do masters and  those who have basic knowledge of analysis and would like to master usage of the software. It is important to refresh and upgrade your status in data analysis and management.

Note:

  • Training will take place at Makerere University;
  • Training will take place at Makerere University and registration is done at Makerere University Pharmacy Building skills room 5;
  • Training costs only Ugshs 100,000/=for each participant. Please pick your receipt after paying; This money includes installation of the package soft ware, lunch, breakfast and;
  • Training certificate that shall be offered the same day;
  • Please come with your own laptop and an extension cable where possible;
  • This training will offer you with hands-on skills, present you with an opportunity to interact with a range of participants and leveraging Job opportunities;
  • Deadline for registration is 2nd June 2017 at 4:00pm;

Call Robert: 0782 552979 or Justine:+256704279568 for inquiries, or send mail to info@datacapitalint.com

TRAINING IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING PACKAGES: TALLY

Saturday 10th June 2017 from 8:30AM-5:00PM

 

Data Capital International announces one day training in Tally. Tally is a financial accounting software package. It is a complete business accounting and inventory management software that provides various facilities like government supported format, multilingual operations, online functions and processing for small and medium businesses. Tally powers at least 90% of businesses in Uganda.

Why Tally

Tally products are transforming businesses across industry in over 100 countries. Tally software is used so widely that it has become imperative for the graduates seeking jobs in the accounts department of any company to learn Tally mandatory. This training in tally provides necessary skills to participants to perform all kinds of accounting operations as required by the industry. Most of the companies prefer hiring people who have in-depth and expert knowledge of Tally software. Tally can also handle taxation aspects like Service Tax, Sales Tax, Vat and Excise. Tally can generate reports for taxation and returns which can be uploaded electronically. Tally software will allow you to prepare payroll each pay period, notifying you when tax payments are due and when quarterly reports need to be filed.

Training Content

  1. Develop skills in posting transactions to the accounting software
  2. Develop skills in conducting bank and account reconciliations using Tally
  3. Develop skills in preparing financial statements using the Tally
  4. Develop skills in preparing staff pay rolls using the software
  5. Track Inventory and create purchase orders.
  6. Develop Business plans using Tally
  7. How to keeps customers, vendors and employee contact information at your fingertips.

Where can one apply Tally accounting package

Banks, supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops, construction companies, Pharmacies, NGO accounts transactions, Hotels etc;

Who should attend the Training?

Entrepreneurs, Contractors, Retailers, Health Care Professionals, students in accounting and business administration courses, Practicing accountants and community workers from NGOs, and those who need jobs in supermarkets, coffee shops, modern restaurants, and pharmacies.

Note:

  • Training will take place at Makerere University;
  • Before one starts learning Tally software he/she should have basic understanding of knowledge of accounts and basic accounting terminologies;
  • Registration can be done at Makerere University Pharmacy Building skills room 5;
  • This money includes installation of the package soft ware, lunch, breakfast and;
  • Training certificate shall be offered on the same day;
  • Please come with your own laptop and an extension cable where possible;
  • This training will offer you with hands-on skills and present you with an opportunity to interact with a range of participants for networking and leveraging Job opportunities;
  • Training costs only Ugshs 150,000/=for each participant. Please pick your receipt after paying;
  • Deadline for registration is 9thJune 2017 at 4:00pm;

Call Robert: 0782 552979 or Justine:+256704279568 for guidance/send mail to info@datacapitalint.com or visit our website on www.datacapitalint.com