This unique program aims at building and enhancing the knowledge and skills of those involved with institutional research related activities in order to support institutional planning, assessment, policy formation, program assessment and review based on international standards and good practices. The focus of the program is on providing participants with a deep understanding about how to select and design data collection instruments (quantitative and qualitative research design including sampling and basic measurement issues, research methods, survey research, interviews, focus groups, and selecting appropriate statistical tools) in HE, How to analyze these data and translate them into various formats to support decision making and how to communicate them in an effective and timely manner to various stakeholders.

Target Audience
Directors, Managers and staff working in Institutional Research Units, Quality Assurance and Institutional Effectiveness Offices; in addition to those involved in overseeing strategic planning activities within HE.