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Course Description

The world is now moving to a fourth industrial revolution which is already trending, where research and innovation are based on technology and data-driven. Research-based institutions, organizations and governments are determined in this movement. In this revolution, researchers and research institutions are expected to make their data open for sharing, collaboration and reuse. The course aims at raising awareness and imparting skills and knowledge on Open Data/Science and Research Data Management (RDM). Knowledge in RDM will enable researchers and institutions to manage their data in every stage of the research data life cycle for ultimately sharing valuable data, attract collaborations and accelerate research and innovation.

Learning Outcomes

Candidates who will successfully complete this course will be able to;

i) Describe the general concept of RDM
ii) Understand the importance of RDM to researchers, institutions and the general community
iii) Identify reasons for establishing RDM service including research funders’ mandates
iv) Explain Data Life Cycle
v) Develop a Data Management Plan (DMP) using available open resources
vi) Prepare data for long term preservation including metadata standards describing data
vii) Publish research data in open data repositories
viii) Understand open access data tools and training resources for different data practitioners.
ix) Deposit data in open data repositories such as Zonedo

Target Group

The target population for this course include researchers, postgraduate students, research funding agency, research support librarians, institutional managers, government leaders, ICT personnel and research organizations.


The workshop cost is 500,000 TZS. A cost covers workshop fees, breakfast, lunch and certificates of attendance


The course will take place from 20th to  24th, September 2021 (5 days).



The Training Workshop is expected to be conducted at Sokoine University-Main Campus, Morogoro, SNAL Computer Lab.


  1. Tuition fees (full) may be paid before or on the same day of training commencement
  2. Participants will be responsible for their travel and up-keeping costs
  3. For practical’s and exercises a participant may come with their laptop
  4. Participants should confirm their attendance four (4) days before


Payments should be made through SUA ICT Consulting Bureau

CRDB Bank: 0150369072400 SUA ITCB Bank account.

Bank payment slips should be presented during registration, ITCB will provide all participants with an EFD receipt.



For more details please don’t hesitate to contact the course coordinator.

Gilbert Mushi

Mobile phone: 0753147427

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