Advanced Course on Research Methodology training centre in Bangladesh


Advanced Course on Research Methodology

  • Date : 31 May - 01 June 2019
  • Duration : Day(10 am-4 pm)
  • No. of Classes/ Sessions : 2 Days
  • Class Schedule : Friday - Saturday
  • Last Date of Registration : 30 May, 2019
  • Venue : Bdjobs Training, BDBL Building (Level 19), 12 Kawran Bazar C/A, Dhaka 1215.

Introduction Training, through its grueling journey over the years, had located that many organizations and the professionals of NGOs & the corporate bodies do not have the appropriate understanding about Research Methodology, which is very important for any progress of activities and anticipated results. That intrigued BDJOBS to take on an initiative to conduct an extended course on Research Methodology in order to improve the vital skill for the entire relevant private and public sector employees or people working for research. We understand that the Research Methodology needs to be clear, logical, and correct. This course will help you plan appropriately for developing an effective Research Methodology in choosing the most effective way to present to your audience. Through the course, you will become a more competent and confident researcher, with a stronger ability to use clear methods, appropriate information and correct languages including different tailor made techniques of conducting research for any project/program for you or your organization.
It requires to be mentioned that many of the researchers forget about some minor details and also the appropriate techniques & languages, which are very important to be considered.
This course would focus on improving Research Methodology by including/applying proper methods of conducting them.
Success in developing effective monitoring & evaluation depends on number of issues, which are:
* Proper understanding on the Terms of Reference (TOR) or the objective of the research.
* Organize thoughts and write with purpose and conviction on the basics of research.
* Effectively plan for your audience, purpose & tone along with methods.
* Develop & edit the contents for clarity, conciseness, and correctness, and
* Attach the necessary & proper documents.

Learning from the course
Learning from the course could be as follows:
* Challenges/barriers of conducting research and trouble shooting
* Definition & Steps/stages of the research
* Methodology of research
* Types of research
* Techniques of research
* Proofing, revising and finalizing the research report


The whole process of the training would be exploratory, reflective, interactive and participatory methods would be applied during the process. Power Point Presentations would be given during the sessions and there will be number of hands-on practice through group works.

Contents of Training:

Research and Research Methodology

The opening session of the course would concentrate on the meaning & definition of research and research methodology. This would also deal with research method versus methodology and importance of research.

Research Methodology

The session would focus on the concept, types, purposes, perception and process of Research methodology, and also on the significance, objective of research, and research &scientific method.

Qualitative & Quantitative Research

This segment of the course would deal with different processes and purposes of Qualitative & Quantitative Research.

Steps of Research

This session would provide an understanding on 18 steps of research to the participants.

Research Design

The session would introduce the Case Study Approach of research, reasons for choosing case Study Approach, combining approach and mixed methods, sampling the research respondents and also structured questionnaire survey.

Reasons & Stages of Research

This part of the course would introduce 7 reasons and 8 stages of research.


Participatory Rapid Appraisal (PRA) and Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA) are the integral part of a qualitative research and those would be focused during the session alon with the process of sequential reflection and action, rationale of PRA, advantages & disadvantages of PRA and the difference between PRA & RRA.

Data Collection Techniques

This part would deal with different techniques of data collection, especially in case of quantitative survey/research.

Market Research

Definition of Action Research, its process, purposes and theories would be dealt with in this session.

Action Research

Definition of Action Research, its process, purposes and theories would be dealt with in this session.

Please Note: This is not an exhaustive list of the course process. Some more could be added along with practical sessions during the 18 hour intervention.

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Resource Person

M. Hifzur Rahman

Research, Communication, Media & Documentation Specialist

Born 1954. Obtained Masters in Economics from the Rajshahi University and was involved in many socio-economic research activities. Hifzur has successfully completed number of training courses e.g. Management and Leadership Development from Australia and other training courses on Environmental Economics, ToT on Security issues and Journalism from Bangladesh and different countries of the world. He has 37 years of writing experience for the national & international organizations and different publication houses.
He completed a Certificate Course on Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management organized by the World Bank Institute and SANDEE (South Asian Network for Development of Environmental Economics). Hifzur had also completed a ToT (Training of Trainers) recently by a British Development organization Saferworld, UK on peace and security issues and had been selected as a core trainer to impart training on peace and security issues, especially for the journalists. He had been trained at the Bangladesh Institute of Management on Research Methodology under SPSS Windows.

Hifzur served in print media as a senior journalist from 1977 before he joined the Australian High Commission as the Political/Economic Research Officer and served there for about 9 years. While working in the Australian High Commission he was in charge of the Direct Aid Program of the Australian Government in Bangladesh apart from his regular research work on politics and Economy, and also was responsible for Bangladesh National Budget Analysis for about 9 years while served Political/Economic Research Officer of the High Commission.

Later, he had served in a multinational power company LIPPS as a Director (Corporate Affairs). He was in-charge of running the Mymensingh 140 MW Power Station (MPS) as LIPPS was the Operation and Maintenance Contractor of MPS.
He has written numerous articles on socio-economic affaires in Bangla & English, published in national dailies and Weeklies. Hifzur had also developed & written the Country Report 2007-2008 for the then Caretaker Government, while he worked directly with the Chief Adviser Dr. Fakhruddin Ahmed. He has authored about 29 books in Bangla and English. He was also a presenter of a talk-show in ATN Bangla.

Hifzur had done a research for the Saferworld, UK on peace and security issues and also completed 10 FGDs (Focus Group Discussions) throughout the country again for another research project of the Saferworld, UK. He has numerous experiences in project evaluation, monitoring, report & project proposal writing and documentation for NGOs as he was involved with research activities and project management for different UN & International agencies including World Bank ADB & national NGOs. He is also involved with important development agencies e.g. UNICEF, Save the Children, Bandhu and South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh, as a resource person/consultant.

He has visited many countries including Japan, Australia, U.K, United States, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hongkong, China, Russia, Thailand, Korea, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Human Rights ; Child Rights ; Women Empowerment ; Gender ; Organizational Development ; Project Planning & Management; Human Resource Development; Professional English Writing Skills; Art of Professional Excellence; Advocacy; Monitoring and Evaluation; Advocacy; Research-Qualitative & Quantitative and Research Methodology; Communication; Documentation; Leadership & Management Development and Team Building; Socio-Economic Development; Human Security; Facilitation and Reporting on Training/Workshops; Media Engagement; Translation both from Bangla & English; Writer/Author.

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