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TRAINING IN FOCUS GROUP RESEARCH

GDI offers four ways to build and sharpen your qualitative research skills so you can select the best workshop(s) to meet your capacity-building requirements. Take them all in one four-day week or come back when you are ready for more depth!

I. CONDUCTING PROFESSIONAL FOCUS GROUP RESEARCH: The Foundation

GDI’S flagship course--a comprehensive, interactive, and intensive 2-day training seminar—$1550 per person;

includes continental breakfast and refreshments, two manuals, and all materials.

Washington, DC: June 9-10, 2015   or   Barrington, RI: Oct. 27-28, 2015   or   Washington, DC: Dec. 8-9, 2015

  • Creating a scientific research design and strategy   Systematizing sample selection   Developing powerful questions
  • Establishing logistics and an ethical stance in data gathering   Skill-building in moderation techniques, with feedback
  • Learning the basics of data management and analysis

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II. THE ADVANCED WORKSHOP: Focus on Qualitative Data Analysis

GDI’s advanced capacity building1-day workshop on how to streamline qualitative data analysis--$750 per person; open only to those who have completed THE FOUNDATION or with trainer permission; includes continental breakfast and refreshments, and sample data sets and reports.

Washington, DC: June 11     or     Barrington, RI: October 29     or    Washington, DC: December 1

  • Coding for meaning and relevance    Getting to the heart of the data     Using graphics to visualize key points
  • Presenting data for impact    Using quantitative and qualitative data in synch

III. CLINICAL DAYS: FOCUS ON RESEARCH DESIGN

GDI’s special clinical day—$350 per person

Open only to those who have completed THE FOUNDATION or by trainer permission

Includes continental breakfast and refreshments—bring your drafts and leave with finalized research plans!

Washington, DC: June 12     or     Barrington, RI: October 30     or    Washington, DC: December 12

  • Troubleshooting your research design     Finalizing sample selection, recruitment strategies, and incentives
  • Perfecting and testing your interview questions     Expanding the art and science of moderation
  • Reviewing focus group section of grant proposals     Getting ready to forward your proposal up the chain

IV. REFRESHER COURSE: FOCUS ON MODERATION SKILLS

GDI’s unique 1-day refresher course—$750 per person (2014-2015)

Includes continental breakfast and refreshments—focus on improving the art and science of your moderation and interviewing skills.

Washington, DC: June 10     or    Barrington, Rhode Island: October 28    or    Washington, DC: December 9

  • Asking your questions neutrally and consistently     Probing and clarifying with ease
  • Managing dominants and bringing out the quieter participants     Achieving relatively even participation
  • Using advanced techniques (brainstorming, breakouts, etc.)     Getting to key lessons learned

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REGISTER NOW! LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE

For more information or to register: 207-841-4842   ***   jmbillson@gdiworld.com

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Call Janet Mancini Billson, PhD, Director, Group Dimensions International, for details and scheduling: USA +1-207-841-4842

or email her at jmbillson@gdiworld.com

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