International Research Workshop

Mastering Advanced Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis for Dissertation/Thesis/Paper

Software Application SPSS and NVIVO


Research Center for Training & Development (RCTD) is organizing an International Research Workshop “Mastering Advanced Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis for Dissertation/Thesis/Paper- Software Application SPSS and NVIVO” on 6th & 7th of February, 2013.


The first day of the workshop is on “Advanced Data Analysis using SPSS” designed to understand the key concepts and methods of statistical analysis required during the conduct of research for thesis/paper or research projects.  The workshop will help to understand techniques for summarizing and presenting data, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, modeling relationships and some multivariate techniques.


The second day of the workshop is on Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis using NVIVO. The NVIVO is intended to help researchers organize and analyze non-numerical or unstructured data. The software allows users to classify, sort and arrange information; examine relationships in the data; and combine analysis with linking, shaping, searching and modeling.


The researchers from Universities, 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 (0092322-4309974,00971528047514) or


Course Outline:




·        Introduction to Quantitative Techniques

·        Descriptive Analysis for Qualitative and Quantitative Data

·        Descriptive Analysis for Quantitative Data 

·        Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, One Sample Inference

·        Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, two samples Inference

·        Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, Paired samples Inference

·        Case Study-Testing of Hypothesis, more than two samples inference

·        Case Study-Parametric and Non-Parametric Inference

·        Correlation and Regression Analysis

·        Multiple Linear Regression

·        Logistic Regression




·        Introduction of NVIVO

·        Basics of  NVIVO and setting up a project

·        Importing and Coding Documents 

·        Developing Literature Review Using NVIVO

·        Working with your themes and ideas and shaping your findings

·        Importing and coding additional sources (Audio & Video files) 

·        Classifying and Categorizing Data

·        Grouping your data: collections and links 

·        Exploring your data

·        Models and relationships 

·        Visualizing your data

      ·    Reporting and presenting your findings


Keynote Speaker


Professor Dr. Alay Ahmad

Post Doc

University of North Carolina (USA)

Higher Education Approved PhD Supervisor


Research Center for Training & Development


Resource Persons:


Dr. Una Molyneux


Middlesex University, UK

MSc, Statistics and Research Methods

University of Surrey, UK

Expert of Quantitative Data Analysis Using SPSS


Research Center for Training &Development (RCTD)


Muhammad Akram Naseem


Head of Statistics and Research

Lahore Business School (LBS)

Trainer for Bureau of Statistics


Research Center for Training &Development (RCTD)


Nadeem Iqbal

Expertof Qualitative Data Analysis Using NVIVO


ResearchCenter for Training & Development (RCTD)




Date: 6th & 7th of February, 2013 (Wednesday- Thursday)

Time:  9:30am-5:00pm Gulf Standard Time (DST)

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

Institutional Participation:  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 computer lab/auditorium. The host institute does not require to have  any conferencing facility. The conferencing facility will be provided by RCTD. For Institutional participation arrangements, contact us (0092322-4309974,00971528047514) or 


Online Registration:


Registration details for the participant


Registration details for international participant 


The participant will also get


·        ResourceMaterial (soft copy through email)

·        Certificateof Participation (through courier)

·        software and workshop recordings (through courier) 


How to participate?


The registered participant 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, the setup will complete in 2-3 minutes and 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  




Regional Office

Research Center for Training & Development

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

Phone: 00971528047514,00923224309974

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