Applied Research for health economics


This course allows participants to learn and use various concepts in research methods in Health Economics. The course also contains in-class exercises that allow participants to match learnt concepts to their prospective research projects. It builds the capacity to correctly frame their samples, calculate the sample size and use suitable tools and techniques to collect the data.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define research variables
  2. Identify study population
  3. Utilize appropriate sampling techniques
  4. Identify and differentiate between random sampling error and bias
  5. Calculate sample size for different study designs
  6. Use various data collection technique and tools
  1. Recap of problem identification and prioritization
  2. How to conduct literature review
  3. Building research hypothesis(es) and research objectives
  4. Applying and embedding research concepts in study methodology
  5. How to develop a concept note and expand it to a research proposal
  6. Major components of a research proposal
  7. Questionnaire design for qualitative and quantitative data (+ pilot testing)
  8. Research project management and making use of Gantt Charts
  9. Developing budget for a research project
Duration: 30 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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