1304.5 - Stats Talk WA, Sep 2010  
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ABS Statistical Training

Basic Survey Design

The aim of this 2 day course is to give a broad overview of all facets of survey development.
The course covers developing survey objectives, advantages and disadvantages of various collection methodologies, questionnaire development, data processing and reporting of results.

People who will be involved in conducting a sample survey, or people who would like to gain a broad understanding of the issues associated with the survey process should attend this workshop.

Course outcomes;

▪ Ability to formulate survey objectives and prepare project briefs.
▪ Appreciation of issues and limitations associated with survey management and design
▪ Identification of appropriate survey techniques for data collection.
▪ Understanding of the entire survey process.

Date: 19 & 20 October 2010
Venue: Level 15, Exchange Plaza
2 The Esplanade, Perth
Cost: $750.00

Registration: (08) 9360 5205

Making Quality Informed Decisions

This 1 day course is intended to assist people to effectively use a quality framework to systematically understand quality issues associated
with using data sources.

This course will also equip participants with the necessary skills to apply that understanding when making a decision (eg, on policy).
There is also a strong emphasis on the importance of using good quality data to promote informed decision-making.

This course is suitable for those who may need to develop and manage data collections, and wish to look at quality improvement.

Course outcomes;

▪ Ability to determine a data need using a quality framework.
▪ The skills to quality assess and evaluate possible data sources in the context of the data need (using a quality framework).
▪ Ability to identify the limitations of a data source using the results of the evaluation, the knowledge and ability to apply risk manage-
ment concepts to make an informed decision.

Date: 30 November 2010
Venue: Level 15, Exchange Plaza
2 The Esplanade, Perth
Cost: $450.00

Registrations: (08) 9360 5205