Training on mobile data collection using EpiCollect

Event Info

Date 1st Jul 2019 - 5th Jul 2019
Location Muthithi Road
Event Organiser DevImpact Institute

About the course

Advances in information technology have opened exciting new avenues for how research is conducted, with huge implications to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). One of these advances is the use of Mobile Data Collection (MDC). Instead of collection data on paper using a pen, which is the manually entered into a database for analysis, data is input into a device which is then capable of exporting directly into a centralized database for processing and analysis.

EpiCollect is a suite of tools that allows data collection using Android mobile devices and data submission to an online server. This training will equip the participants with skills to author, field and manage mobile data collection platform using EpiCollect.

Target participants

This course is aimed at organizational staffs who are conducting field data collection activities.

Course duration

5 days

What you will learn

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

  • Create a Project website at EpiCollect.net
  • Use EpiCollect form builder to design a Form
  • Load the Project into the EpiCollect app on your phone
  • Collect multiple sets of geotagged data
  • Synchronise data from your phone with your project website
  • View data using Google Maps and Google Earth at your Project Website

Training approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@devimpactinstitute.com


The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@devimpactinstitute.com


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Event Info

Date 1st Jul 2019 - 5th Jul 2019
Location Muthithi Road
Event Organiser DevImpact Institute