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2021 02 Aug 09:00 29 Oct 17:00

PhD Preparedness Course

Are you considering doing a PhD?
This is a 12 week fully online course facilitated by the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative (CNPDI) in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Cape Town.
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e-learning

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Short courses and workshops
2021 02 Aug 09:00 03 Oct 17:00

Measuring Consumption

This course is targeted at researchers, postgraduate students and analysts who want the theoretical background and practical skills to analyse consumption survey data, e.g. from the Income and Expenditure Surveys or the Living Conditions Surveys.
Course Content:
• Consumption surveys and Engel curves,
• Engel curves and equivalence scales. Microeconomic theory of demand,
• Estimating Demand equations,
• Social influences on consumption
• Life-cycle considerations,
• Micro and macro issues.
This course will run for 11 weeks...

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Short courses and workshops
2021 03 Aug 09:00 05 Oct 17:00

Understanding the South African Labour Market

This course teaches participants labour market theory and the practical application of this theory using South African data. The course is aimed at researchers, postgraduate students and analysts.
Course Content:
- Labour Supply
- Labour Demand
- Minimum wages
- Education and human capital
- Where do labour statistics come from?
- Unemployment
- Trade unions and the public sector
- Discrimination
This course will run for 11 weeks online, with one 1.5 hour lecture and one 1.5 hour Stata practical per week.

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Short courses and workshops
2021 04 Aug 09:05 05 Oct 17:05

Measuring Economic Welfare

This course will introduce students, researchers, and officials in state agencies to the key concepts in measuring income, expenditure, poverty and inequality. There will also be a strong practical component where participants will use survey data to undertake welfare measurement and analysis.
Course Content:
- Introduction to the measurement of income and expenditure,
- Measuring poverty and poverty lines,
- Practical issues in measuring poverty,
- Measuring Inequality,
- Practical issues in measuring inequality,
- Asset indices as alternative...

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Short courses and workshops
2021 03 Oct 14:00 15 Oct 18:00

Housing Finance Course for Sub-Saharan Africa

The Housing Finance Course for Sub-Saharan Africa addresses the critical challenges faced by the housing finance industry in Sub-Saharan Africa and teaches the conceptual, managerial and practical tools needed to build strong housing finance systems.
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Online

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021 650 7239
Gillian Williams

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Short courses and workshops
2021 16 Oct 07:00 18:00

UCT Surgical Society Scrub Run

The "Scrub Run" entails a group of passionate medical students and health care professionals who will be running the 5km and 10km Virtual Peace Run as part of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on 16 October 2021  in full medical scrubs. Each runner aims to raise funds for each kilometre they run, with 100% of the proceeds going towards the initiative. 
The Scrub Run was founded in 2018 and in the past we have partnered with JP Duminy, Zoe Brown and the provincial minister of health, Nomafrench Mbombo. Last year, we collectively managed to raise R100 000, with 100% of proceeds going...

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Virtual Peace Run

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