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Effective reporting of statistical results


This course will provide training in new methods, techniques and best practices related to effective reporting of statistical results. The general aims of the courses are to enable participants to develop skills in writing statistical reports by introducing techniques to present findings based on statistical analysis in a clear, concise and understandable manner. 


4 days


Upon completion of the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply a common notion of quality in statistical communication;
  • Write in a suitable style for the audience (incl. using statistical terminology appropriately);
  • Choose the appropriate graph;
  • Tell the story behind the figures;
  • Make statistics attractive and understandable to non-expert audiences;
  • Be able to apply this knowledge in their daily work environment.
  • Why learn statistical reporting?
  • What makes report writing so difficult?
  • Intended readership
  • Framework for statistical report-writing
  • Structure and content of a statistical report
  • Preparing for report writing
  • Effective use of tables, figures, plots and diagrams
  • APA tables and figures guidelines
  • IEEE guidelines for tables and figures
  • Using tables to aid the story
  • Using graphs to aid the story
  • Reporting results of common statistical tests
  • Computer outputs
  • Use of English language
  • Use of notations
  • Including references to metadata
  • Some pitfalls and misuses
  • Some things not to do
  • Report writing exercise


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 15th  July 2019

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 4 Days
Event Date 22-07-2019
Event End Date 25-07-2019
Cut off date 15-07-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 60,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 687
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 880
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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