Training Course on Research Methodology (Surveying and Polling) for Civil Servants of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (MRDI)

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Tetra Tech ARD;



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The main objective of this project is to support the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (MRDI) in developing relevant research methods with a particular focus on data gathering, polling and surveying.

In pursuit of its goals, PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, under the USAID-funded Good Governance Initiative (GGI), will undertake the following activities:

  • Develop training materials on research methodology, including presentation, agenda as well as possible Q&As for the training;
  • Conduct three-day training on research methods for selected civil servants of MRDI on:

           – Research tools and reporting principles;

           – Practical examples to prepare research documents including the formulation of research objectives;

           – Applying quantitative and qualitative analysis methods, and data compilation tools through information and

              communication technologies (ICT);

           – Basic principles of cost-benefit analysis as an effective decision support framework; and

           – Data gathering, polling, surveying and sampling methods, and other popular tools.

  • Conduct a follow-up workshop to check the progress made by trainees and respond appropriately to the issues identified by participants in the course of their experience.


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