Training on Research and Analytical Skills

Training on Research and Analytical Skills



Who should attend this training?


All business and NGO professionals who want to learn basic analytical and Research skills to make more informed and successful business decisions.


Topics covered in this Training Course:

  • Analytical Skills for the Business Professional
  • Core analytical skills commonly used by business professionals
  • Importance of analytical skills to problem solving and decision making
  • Challenges business professionals face in collecting, evaluating, and presenting information and recommendations
  • Basic steps in the analytical process
  • The Planning Process
  • Use a tool for clarifying questions
  • Underlying issues and related issues which are essential for a comprehensive understanding
  • Evaluate the importance of the question in terms of risk, urgency, and impact to you and/or your organization
  • Decide on an approach for an analysis project
  • Create a data collection plan for obtaining information
  • Analytic Techniques
  • Content analysis
  • Comparison table
  • Decision matrix
  • Affinity grouping
  • Cost-benefit-risk analysis;
  • Characteristics of valid conclusions
  • How to get from conclusions to recommendations
  • How to order information in a PowerPoint presentation to make a recommendation
  • Present the key analytic techniques taught in the course in a presentation format
  • Action research and Policy analysis
  • Policy engagement
  • Skills training and institutional support
  • Publication and information sharing

Expected learning Outcomes:


  • Evaluate/Explore challenges professionals face in collecting, evaluating, and presenting information
  • Basic steps in the analytical process
  • Deciding on an approach for an analysis project
  • Applying specific analytic techniques to your work situation
  • Using interview techniques and clarifying questions
  • Characteristics of valid conclusions
  • How to get from conclusions to recommendations



Venue:  Margalla Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan


Training Fee:    Rs. 34,000/= per participant per day (Includes Lunch during the training days and Training Material)

Discount Policy:  PHRN Members can avail up to % discount on all Intel and National trainings

Discount Option-1

Group Discount (from same organization):

5% for 4 or more participants

10% for 6 or more participants

Discount Option-2

Multiple Registration Discount:

15% for registration in 2 trainings

30% for registration in more than 3 trainings

Discount Option-3

35% discount for NGOs based in FATA, Southern Punjab, Interior Sindh and Baluchistan.

Boarding & Lodging:    B & L Facility can be arranged upon request and on payment of required charges.

 How to apply:  Please fill out the attached registration form and send its soft copy in return mail. Our correspondent will contact you for further processing.

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Special Customized Trainings for Professionals:


We offer specially customized programs for individual organizations to suit their special requirement. Organizations who prefer to have exclusive programs on any of the themes given here or on any other themes can request for a special program.

We conducted many in house training programs for different INGOs, UN agencies, USAID, Donor agencies, Gov./semi organizations and multinational companies across the south Asia in various technical and soft skills. We offer need based technical and soft skill programs in the field of Human Resource Management, Organization Development, Gender & Development, Micro-Finance, Environment, Education & Health, Finance, Laws Governing NGOs, Project Cycle Management, Communication, MIS and Documentation, LFA and OIP, Renewable Energy, Watershed Management, Media management, crises management, sphere standards, ISO certification languages courses at national and international level. Our positioning statement ‘driving your successes acknowledges PHRN readiness to act in the role of mentor and contributor to the HR profession in general and to the institute membership base.


If what you are looking for is not listed here, give us a call and we can work with you to ensure you get the best solution for your training needs.


Afshan Saeed

Training coordinator

Pakistan Human Resource Network



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