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Collecting information, data and sampling

Data collection is at the heart of consultation – it is a means whereby we find out what people think and what they wish to say.

Before we move to any detail on dealing with data, it is important we understand some basic things about it, and some basic principles about what it is possible and not possible to do with data, information, and sampling.

CPD Credits: 10 | Duration: 25 mins approx. | Bulk unit value: 1

What topics will you cover?
• Quantitative and qualitative data
• Validity
• Open and closed questions
• Samples
• Stratified sampling

What will you achieve?
An understanding of…
✓ Different types of data and the different types of questions for collecting them
✓ The principles of validity
✓ How a sample of participants can be selected

Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at those at an operational level who are likely to be running data-collection exercises

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The cost for this course is £33.00 excl. VAT. (£39.60 incl. VAT)

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About the Author

Barry has been a Consultation Institute Associate for over ten years, and is now a Fellow of the Institute, providing consultation, evaluation and research services to many organisations.

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