MDRI provides capacity building services to individuals and organisations through short-term training courses. Enriched with practical cases and examples from concrete development contexts all over the world and our own working experiences, the courses seek to equip participants with knowledge and skills in the following topics:

  • Sampling

    Objectives The objectives of this course are to provide participants with fundamental knowledge in sampling design procedure for surveys, particularly in sampling design for household surveys with specific case studies from previous and ongoing large-scale surveys in Vietnam (e.g. Living Standard Survey, National Health Survey, Household Living Survey). The content included in the course aims to help…

  • STATA

    Objectives Trainees will understand basic procedure of quantitative data analysis and will be able to design analysis plans (blank/dummy tables). Trainees will be able to edit and process small and large scale databases using STATA Software. Trainees will be able to analyze descriptive statistics (single and bivariate) and basic linear regression analysis using STATA. Trainees…

  • Impact Evaluation

    Objectives The course objectives are to provide trainees with fundamental knowledge on impact evaluation of projects, programs, and policies related to the development field. There will be specific examples from cases of program/project impact evaluations in Vietnam, such as Impact of Progarm 135 – Phase II, Impact of Microfinance program, and Impact of Water and…

  • Econometrics

    Objectives This course has the main following objectives: Provide trainees with knowledge of econometrics – the statistical methods applied in economics to test socio-economic hypotheses and forecast social-economic variables. Provide trainees data analysis and software skills to conduct regressions and tests. The course will focus mainly on the practical applications of econometrics. Trainees The course…