Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course

1 year ago Posted By : User Ref No: WURUR116293 0
  • Image
  • TypeTraining or Development Class
  • Image
  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
  • Price
  • Date 01-08-2022 - 05-08-2022
Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course, Nairobi, Kenya
Training or Development Class Title
Mobile Data Collection and Management using KoBoToolBox Course
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
01-08-2022 to 05-08-2022
Last Date for Applying
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
Upskill Development Training Center
Organizing/Related Departments
Upskill Training Department
Organization Type
Training or Development ClassCategory
Non Technical
Training or Development ClassLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries


Information Technology


Hardware/Software/Networking Services

Nairobi, Kenya


KoBoToolbox is a free and open source software that is suitable for field data collection in challenging environments. It allows data collection using Android enabled mobile devices and data submission to an online server.

This training will equip the participants with skills to develop, implement and manage mobile data collection platform using KoboToolbox


Who Should Attend?

Targeted to researchers, project staff, managers, development practitioners who are involved in field data collection


No of Days

5 days


Course Objectives

· Create survey forms using Build or XLSForms

· Set up Form Builder, Kobo Collect and KoboToolbox

· Upload forms to KoboToolbox server

· Load forms into Kobo Collect on an Android device

· Use Kobo Collect to fill out forms with field participants

· Upload survey data from Kobo Collect to KoboToolbox server

· Analyse and manage collected data


Course Content

Section 1: Introduction to Mobile Data Collection

· Introduction to mobile data collection

· Common mobile based data collection platforms

· Data aggregation, storage, and dissemination

· Understanding question types forming a questionnaire


Section 2: Introduction to KoboToolbox

· Components of KoboToolbox

· KoboToolBox Form builder

· KoboCollect

· KoboToolbox server


Section 3: Configuration of KoboToolBox Server and KoBoCollect

· KoBoCollect Installation from google play

· Manual installation of KoBoCollect

· KoBoCollect Menus, Settings and Security

· Best practices for KoBoCollect

· Configuring KoboToolBox Server

· Setting up local server

· Uploading the form to KoboToolBox Server

· Managing forms in KoboToolBox Server

· Working with submitted data in KoboToolBox Server

· Administering KoboToolBox Server


Section 4: Creating and Designing forms using Formbuilder

· Designing forms online using Formbuilder

· Uploading forms to KoboToolBox Server

· Form properties


Section 5: Creating and Designing XLSform

· Introduction to XLSForm

· Components of XLSForm

· Question types

· Form Logic, styling, language

· Form operators and functions

· Constraints & Skips

· Form validation

· Uploading form to KoboToolBox Server


Section 6: Field data collection using KoboCollect

· Filling forms in KoBoCollect

· Managing forms in KoBoCollect

· Collecting different types of data

· Advanced use and best practices

· Submitting data to KoboToolBox Server


Section 7: Data Management

· Exporting data from KoboToolBox Server as CSV

· Downloading data in different formats

· Formatting data for further analysis using statistical applications

· Outputting data through Google spreadsheet


Section 8: Data Visualization in GIS

· Exporting GPS Coordinates to Google maps

· Exporting GPS data for Mapping/Visualizing

· Visualizing GIS data using QGIS


Training Approach

This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

Tailor-Made Course

This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us on: Email: [email protected] Tel: +254 721 331 808

Training Venue

The training will be held at our Upskill Training Centre. We also offer training for a group (at a discount of 10% to 50%) at requested location all over the world. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and buffet lunch.

Visa application, travel expenses, airport transfers, dinners, accommodation, insurance, and other personal expenses are catered by the participant


Participants will be issued with Upskill certificate upon completion of this course.

Registration Fees
Registration Fees Details
USD 1000
Registration Ways
Upskill Development Training Center  NAIROBI  Pin/Zip Code : 00100
Official Email ID
Daniel Ndungu


[email protected]

   +254721331808      0721331808