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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. 

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Training Center
78 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 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 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 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 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

INTRODUCTIONData collection and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) have always been an integral parts of development work. In the past, these tasks were performed with paper and pen, which made them prone to error, difficult to conduct on a large scale, and high in transaction costs.ICT tools such as mobile devices and software that allows users to create surveys, collect, manage and upload data to storage facilities in real-time, have reduced the conventional challenges associated with remote data collection and M&E.If you have always wanted to learn how to collect, manage and analyze project data using mobile devices, this training course is for you. This training course also com...

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

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
  • $ 600
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONParticipatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) Training is designed to recognize and include communities as important stakeholders in data collection and evaluation. It expands the notion of accountability to answer not only whether organizations are fulfilling the terms of the funding they receive, but also whether they are fulfilling the needs and goals of the communities they serve. PM&E requires including community voices in monitoring and evaluation, and building the capacity of community members to become active partners in this process. This training aims to enhance the use of Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation (PM&E) for Development Projects/ProgrammesWHO...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: 09/04/2018
  • 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: 15/08/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • Per week

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAININGManaging a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PROJECT DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT TRAININGManaging a project effectively is not an event, but a process. This training shows you how to get a project off the ground, manage the inevitable uncertainties that crop up along the way, organize information, and communicate effectively about it. You will learn how to monitor each project effectively, provide progress reports, hold review meetings, and keep to schedules. You’ll also learn how to control costs, avoid unwanted expansion boundaries, and manage the risk of veering off course.This training will show participants how to conceive, plan, implement, monitor, and complete the complex projects that are today’...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONInformation and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have improved prospects for solving technical problems through the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for hazard mapping and modeling, the use of web-based data sources to facilitate research on disaster management and the use of searchable databases for hazard information. Not all Caribbean countries, however, have been able to fully utilize these opportunities.This course aims to impart practical skills on how to use GIS, to overcome the major challenges faced in all phases of disaster management.WHO IS THIS TRAINING INTENDED FOR?The training is intended for professionals working in development areas mos...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

 INTRODUCTIONThis training follows a systematic process of introduction to Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Approach. By the end of the training, the participants should be able to understand project cycle management, how to use the tools, and have basic skills in using the Logical Framework Approach in the management of projects and programmes.DURATION5 DaysWHO IS THE TRAINING INTENDED FOR?The training is meant for project managers, government officials, CBO operatives, NGO employees, UN Staff and anyone involved in project management activitiesTRAINING CONTENTModule 1Introduction to PCM-LFAWhat is a Project?What is a Project?Project Cycle ManagementThe EU Project...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

 This five day course offers students an introduction to GIS (Geospatial Information Systems) and how it can be used in public health and epidemiological research. Taken at the Six Eighty Hotel, this course introduces learners to the GIS basics, including working with and integrating spatial and non-spatial data; geographic scale and spatial precision; decoding; visualization; thematic mapping; and understanding spatial relationships. There is no doubt that technology has made a significant impact in the medical world, one of the most interesting of which is GIS, an information system that is meant to efficiently address geographical links to illnesses. Many public health depart...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

  INTRODUCTIONFood security is paramount in any particular nation and plays a major role towards the achievement of the other sustainable development goals; that is poverty eradication, good health and well-being, decent work and further towards economic growth goals. Rural development not only plays a major role in eradicating poverty by providing alternative sources of livelihoods but also significantly contributes to agricultural growth which in turn contributes to food security.This training , therefore, aims at aiding personnel in the agricultural sector in; monitoring and evaluating of rural development ; assessing their impact, and data management and analysis and its int...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 210,000
  • 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.TARGET GROUPSThe training is intended for: Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Senior Project Analysts, Senior Project Officers, Economists, Policy Planners, Donor Coordination Officers, Development Consultants and Officers and Development Project Officers in GovernmentTRAINING DURATION5 DaysCOURSE OUTLINEDay 1:Introduction to RBM – Monitoring and Evaluation(RBME)RBME Conceptual frameworkUnderstanding how organisa...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 1 more)
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

This five day course has been designed to provide participants with a solid theoretical understanding and comprehensive practical introduction to the use of Geographic Information Systems (FIS) and remote sensing technologies for the analysis and management of different water and environmental problems. Taken at the Six Eighty Hotel, this programme can be taken individually or as a company, and is ideally suited for professionals who are involved in the planning and management of water systems. State-of-the-art GIS spatial data management and analysis tools are revolutionising the field of water resource engineering. Familiarity with these technologies is now a prerequisite for ...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONProject Cycle Management PCM is a management tool based on the Log-frame approach which is used in project development. The project cycle enables provision of structures that ensures Stakeholders are consulted and relevant information is available thus enhancing informed decision making in crucial stages of a project. The cycle is made up of six components including; Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, and Evaluation. This course will equip participants with skills in project design using Logical Framework, Result-based management concepts and the use of PCM as project structuring tool.TARGET GROUPThis Course is geared to those of you...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 105,000
  • Total

INTRODUCTIONThe aim of this course is to provide both a solid theoretical understanding and a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies for the analysis and solution of different water and environmental problems.WHO SHOULD ATTEND?The course is designed for professionals (engineers and scientists) active in the water/environmental sector, especially those involved in planning and management of water systems as well as numerical modelling. Pre-requisites are a basic knowledge of computing and water related topics.DURATION5 daysCOURSE OBJECTIVESUpon completion, the participant should be able to:Gain a sound fun...

  • Course
  • Company Training
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 weeks
  • Start Date: 15/08/2018
  • $ 1,050
  • Per week