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Versed Professional Services


About this center

Versed Professional Services is a limited company under the laws of Kenya, with its head office in Nairobi. The organisation has a wide range of experience working with development partners in capacity building in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Caribbean and provides a depth of collective technical expertise and experiences, as well as a demonstrated ability to work in a variety of cultural settings. Their engagement with clients is results-oriented and hands on, enabling partners and participants to learn and apply the skills gained on conclusion of the programme, which enhances objective realisation and achievement of targets in the workplace. VPS offers courses in a number of areas including Monitoring and Evaluation Training, Cross Thematic Training, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Training and Research and Systems workshops to meet all needs and requirements. 

VPS is passionate about empowering individuals, organisations, and societies through addressing capacity gaps in an effort to increase their coping ability during calamity and enhancing their resilience afterwards in their efforts to respond and reconstruct. This is in line with the institution's vision of creating a world that possesses a competent, adaptable, and dedicated workforce that can meet and address evolving development needs and challenges. Through it all, VPS steadfastly stands alongside its mission which is to provide world-class training programmes and services that increase employees' on the job productivity, thereby aiding them in playing their role in developing their organisation, society, and the world. 

VPS offers:

  • Customisable individual and group training workshops. 
  • Transparent, honest, and ethical interactions with employees, clients, consumers, suppliers, and the public. 
  •  A flexible organisation that is willing to learn, create new ideas, and adapt to new environments and client needs. 
  • An exceptional client experience over the entire duration of the engagement. 
  • Affordable workshop packages that includes tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits. 

At the centre of VPS is their strong and loyal customer relationships. All of their decisions are taken with the customer in focus so that they are able to stay true to their mission of delivering ever-increasing value in the markets they serve. 

Details

Training Center
43 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
Six Eighty HotelNairobi KneyaNairobiNairobiKenya
Appleton Resort, Westlands NairobiWestlands, Nairobi +254NairobiNairobiKenya
Versed Professional Services1st Floor, Utumishi Coop House, Mamlaka Road off Nyerere Road Nairobi, Kenya+254NairobiNairobiKenya

Courses List

INTRODUCTIONThe data processing is responsible for manual editing and coding of questionnaires, data entry, computer editing and tabulation of products like the population database for all Surveys and Censuses. The data processing division has established its editing, coding and data entry in different spaces of place. The Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a tool for entering, editing, tabulating and disseminating data from surveys and censuses. This training is very practical consisting of demonstrations, practical exercises and tests.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?This is an introductory course aimed at researchers, demographers, data managers, data processing coordinators/sup...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/10/2017
  • $ 1,050

This five day course has been designed to teach students how to collect, manage, and analyse project data using mobile devices. Held at the Versed Training Facility, this small training programme provides a supportive and welcoming learning environment to provide participants with the tools and techniques required to gather data for projects using an innovative Mobile Data Gathering Technology. The course also comes with additional M&E and GIS modules to help students put these skills into practice. Mobile-Phone Based Data Collection using ODK has been acknowledged world wide by researches, non-governmental organisations, relief agencies, and health ministries, among other organ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/10/2017
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

This five day training programme is designed to provide participants with a practical application of the statistical component of IBM SPSS Statistics when it comes to research, data management, tabulations and statistical analysis. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this programme provides an interactive and welcoming environment in which learners will review several statistical techniques, gain an understanding of when and why to use these various techniques, as well as how to apply them with confidence, interpret their output, and graphically display the results. Organisations of all sizes and scales, across nearly every industry, now utilise systems and process...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 800
  • Total

This five day training course is designed to introduce participants to Stata and its uses for statistical analysis. Held at the Versed Training Facility, this course provides an overview of the software's statistical, graphical, and data management capabilities, and teaches individuals how to change the shape of their data, transforming variables, produce and edit graphic, produce maps, create summary statistics and cross -tabulations. It's ideal for participants with elementary knowledge of Statistics in Agriculture, Economics, Food Security, Education and Nutrition. The effective management of data within any organisation has grown in importance in recent years, which is why o...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 1,050

This five day training course aims to build the capacity of participants in quality data management and analysis using NVivo qualitative software. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course provides a comprehensive and welcoming learning environment in which participants learn to simplify their qualitative research process by applying technology tools in their approach to data analysis to ease the complexity of the research process. If we want to broaden or deepen our understanding of how things came to be the way they are in our social world, qualitative research has no substitute. However, the systematic and rigorous preparation and analysis of this data is ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 1,050

This ten day training course seeks to enhance the skills of participants using both qualitative and quantitative research approaches when undertaking any projects, programmes, research, and feasibility studies. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, the training will cover ways to undertake research with a particular attention to collecting and analysing both qualitative and quantitative data, the use of Information Technology for data collection (Mobile Based Data Collection using ODK), data management analysis, and interpretation of empirical results. The focus of this training is therefore to enable participants to learn how to use Stata for qualitative data manage...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 01/11/2017
  • $ 2,100
  • Total

This five day training course will provide participants with the ability to put in place all the pieces required for a mobile data collection system. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course provides a supportive and conducive learning environment to help individuals learn how to streamline the data collection process using ODK and Mapping by replacing traditional paper forms with electronic forms that allow text, numeric data, GPS, photo, video, barcodes, and audio uploads to an online server. Mobile-Phone Based Data Collection using ODK has been acknowledged world wide by researchers, non-governmental organisations, relief agencies, and health ministries, ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • $ 600
  • Total

Livelihood security can be promoted through improving the diversity and security of resources, skills, and technologies that are available to agricultural communities. This five day training event, which takes place at the Versed Training Facilities, is therefore intended to enable individuals, households, communities, and countries build resilience so as to strengthen their ability to manage change by maintaining or transforming their living standards in the face of disaster, without compromising their long-term prospects. Resilience is about saving lives and improving livelihoods at a time of increasing disasters and humanitarian crises. If you're looking for a job that will a...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018 and 20/10/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONThis training introduces students to both the social and technical aspects of digital mapping. Students will learn fundamental concepts and techniques in cartography and GIS, including file types, data classification, projections and coordinate systems and elementary analytical techniques in a range of desktop and web-based mapping platforms. In addition to providing the fundamental technical competencies necessary to create maps, students will develop the critical awareness required to effectively communicate complex social processes through maps. COURSE CONTENTWEEK 1Module 1: Introduction to new maps plus, cartography and GIS, and creating maps in QGISGain a basic...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi, Nairobi, and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018, 19/10/2018, and 20/10/2018
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONFood insecurity and disasters are directly related; therefore, institutions dealing with food and nutrition security should be prepared for such adversities and device means to respond. Relief aid institutions also play part in maintenance of food and nutrition security in emergencies by providing relief aid. Food aid is all about providing food and related assistance to tackle hunger, either in emergency situations, or to help with deeper, longer-term hunger alleviation and achieve food security. Thus, this training programme is designed to enable participants to gain skills on how to prepare, measure, and respond to nutrition emergencies to sustain food security.DU...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

This five day training course has been designed to help participants enhance their knowledge of the principles commonly used in project cycle management and the skills required for effective application of such processes for sustainable, community-driven development programmes. Taken at the Versed Training Facility, this course will look at the tools and techniques needed for identification, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of programmes, as well as other key areas such as fundraising training and proposal writing.Project design and management, along with proposal writing and fundraising training, have become indispensable to the modern day project manager as t...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018
  • $ 600
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONThis course is technically designed to suit professionals in the job market through imparting practical skills on how to use GIS to overcome the major challenges faced during phases of a disease outbreak, surveillance, and monitoring.Participants will acquire hands-on skills in the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) as a tool to capture, store, analyze, manage, and visualize disease cases data that is geographically linked.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?The course is targeted at professionals who require knowledge and skills on the use of GIS and RS in their organization in the field of risk management. Participants are welcome from a broad range of organizations includi...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018 and 16/10/2018
  • KSh 105,000

INTRODUCTIONAs natural resource managers—biologists, botanists, ecologists, environmental regulators, hydrologists, planners, miners, petroleum engineers, foresters, and farmers—you rely on the analytical power of GIS for help in making critical decisions as you manage the earth's resources.There is no simple answer to our environmental and natural resource concerns, but whether you are restoring habitats, planting crops, drilling for oil, or monitoring endangered species there is increasing optimism that the application of GIS tools will help us become a more sustainable planet.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?Biologists, botanists, ecologists, Foresters, NGO staff, Government officials in en...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

This comprehensive ten-day training workshop aims to introduce and enhance participants' knowledge of research design and methodology, data management, analysis, inferences, and reporting of research findings. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this programme offers a fun and interactive environment in which participants will be exposed to key tools and techniques such as Mobile Based Data Collection using ODK, and the use of MS-Excel and Statistical Analysis Software such as Stata and SPSS/R. Organisations of all sizes, across all industries, have always used systems and processes to aggregate and collect vast amounts of data. But for this information to have any...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi and Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018 and 25/10/2018
  • $ 2,100
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONResult based monitoring and evaluation helps observe the results achieved throughout the project term. This five-day course focuses on bringing in accountability of monitoring and evaluation for ensuring project completion on time within budgeted costs.COURSE OBJECTIVESRecognizing the elements for the planning of Monitoring and Evaluation systems.Identify national and firm projects and programs to be implementedIdentify the different stakeholders and their roles.Define key results and develop a logic model to show how they are connected.Develop indicators and obtain data.Design a system to gather, store, transmit and use information.Anticipate and overcome challenge...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONFood security exists when all people have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life at all times.  Food insecurity, on the other hand, is part of a continuum that includes hunger (food deprivation), malnutrition (deficiencies, imbalances, or excesses of nutrients), and famine. This training program is therefore designed to act as a guide on how to ensure access to safe and quality food is one of the human rights as well as a sustainable development goal.DURATION5 daysWHO SHOULD ATTEND?This course is intended for various actors in Agriculture Extension (Agricu...

  • Workshop
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 16/10/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • Total

This five day training course will provide participants with a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) integrated with Monitoring and Evaluation to improve the effectiveness and communications of results to management and funding partners. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course provides a supportive and welcoming learning environment in which learners are provided with the tools and techniques required to sort data for projects using the innovative GIS technology. The course also comes with additional M&E and GIS modules to help students put these skills into practice. The use of GIS for monitoring and evaluation purposes of various...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 17/10/2018
  • $ 600
  • Total

This five day training course is designed to build the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programmes that are targeted towards eradicating gender-based violence (GBV) and to assist them in developing a new movement for gender equality. Taken at the Versed Training Facility in Nairobi, this course offers an interactive and supportive learning environment in which key areas are examined including the concept of gender, violence against women, sexuality, and human rights. It further seeks to explore the impact of GBV on various sectors of development such as education, health, and agricultural development. Gender Based Violence is a major public health problem in ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 17/10/2018
  • $ 600
  • Total

Training on Effective Monitoring & Evaluation for Public and Donor-Funded programmesINTRODUCTIONThis training introduces key principles and practices in the management, monitoring, and evaluation of international development projects, and equips participants with project management, Monitoring, and Evaluation training blends planning and management principles with skill development related to data collection and analysis.FOR WHOM IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED?This training is intended for Project Management Officials, government officials, department heads and program managers; policy makers and program implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, U...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 17/10/2018
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTION This course offers an introduction to GIS and how it is used in public health and epidemiological research. It will introduce participants to the basics including: working with and integrating spatial and non-spatial data; geographic scale and spatial precision; decoding; visualization; thematic mapping; and understanding spatial relationships. Specific skills and tools will be introduced in relation to assessing exposure to a range of environmental risks, and a particular focus will be given to methods for spatial linkage of exposure, contextual and confounder information for epidemiological or health risk assessment studies.WHO SHOULD ATTENDPublic health practitio...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 weeks
  • Start Date: 17/10/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • Per week