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Mobile Data Collection and Data Management Using Commcare


CommCare is an open-source cloud-based, mobile and web platform for non-programmers that allows you to make apps that you can deploy adopt on android devices as well as in the cloud and other cell phone devices. 

With the current ICT tools which allow us to create surveys, collect, manage and upload data to storage facilities in real time, data collection has been made easier now that it is paperless. In previous year’s, data collection was prone to a lot of errors and difficult to conduct on large scale. This training will equip the participants with skills to author, field and manage data collection using CommCare.


5 days


By the end of this training the participants will learn to:

  • Convert paper forms/questionnaires into digital forms that can used for mobile data collection and case management
  • Build basic mobile application, install and use on phone.
  • View, manage and export Data within CommCare
  • Mapping and visualization of CommCare data


  1. Introduction to CommCare and Benefits
  • Introduction and Key Concepts
  • Methodologies
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Setting up your CommcareHQ
  • Navigating through ComCareHQ
  • Case study
  • Best practices
  1. Building a basic application
  • System design
  • Setting Up Your Project Space
  • Building your application
  • Designing forms using the form builder
  • Adding form logic
  • Creating a follow-up form
  1. Refining Your Application for Case Management
  • Setting up cases
  • Loading case data
  • Update EDD
  • Testing your application
  • Closing cases
  1. Publishing and Installing Your Application & More
  • Managing Mobile Workers and Web Users
  • Managing Captured Data
  • Installing an Application on Android
  • Setting Up Multimedia in the Application
  • Common Logic and Calculations Additional
  • Information on Managing Cases


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 Servithces (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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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 mailThis 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 26th August 2019.

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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 5 Days
Event Date 02-09-2019
Event End Date 06-09-2019
Cut off date 26-08-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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