Commencement Date:           30thSeptember, 2017

Fee:                                         (Fees includes Tuition, Course materials, Exams and Certificate)

Schedule:                                Weekends (Saturdays only)

Duration:                                Four (4) Months



The Oil & Gas industry is developing at a fast pace in today’s market economy, as a result new professional development priorities are being set. This has placed a high demand on qualified professionals in Safety, Health & Environment in the Oil & Gas Industry and Entrepreneurial Development.

The training aims at equipping participants with the requisite knowledge to work effectively and efficiently in the industry. The training will cover Safety, Health & Environment and Entrepreneurial Development.


  • To equip participants with valued knowledge in Health and Safety in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • To equip participants in Health and Safety Management System
  • Participants will know the Environmental Impact in the Oil and Gas Industry

Broad topical areas

  • Environment, Safety and Health Studies in the Petroleum Industry
  • Quality Standards and Energy Security Studies
  • Fire Hazards, Risks and Prevention Strategies
  • Strategic Planning and Scenario Development in the Petroleum Industry


Participants expected on this programme include Economists, Engineers, Scientists, Technicians, Business Development Practitioners, Planning Practitioners, Oil and Gas Professionals, Fire Service Personnel and Government Officials.



23rd -27th October to 9th-13th October

Time: 9:00 – 3:00pm



At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative data analysis and procedures
  2. Conceptualize, state, test hypotheses and explain the conclusions
  3. Distinguish between parametric and non-parametric analysis
  4. Select appropriate statistical techniques for data analysis
  5. Produce professional quality reports



Main Application software will be SPSS, and Excel

  1. Data Analysis in the Research Process
    • Types of Qualitative Data
    • Transcription and analysis (summarizing, categorization and thematization; interpretation; constant comparative causal pathways, cross-site analysis, inductive analysis, concept mapping etc.)
    • Presentation (text, matrices, charts, pictures, tables, sound)
    • Quantitative Data management
  2. Scale of measurement – measure of central tendency
    • Introduction to SPSS: File creation, Dialogue boxes, Definition of variables and management, Missing Values, Data entry, Saving and retrieving data, backing up files
    • Data screening and cleaning, Reliability, Overview of Open-ended items & Coding Manual,
  3. SPSS: Coding and recording, Transformation – computation, merging files (cases or variables). Selecting cases – Conditions; Combining Logical Relationships, versions of files
  4. SPSS: Data processing and analysis
    • Linkage to objectives, All instruments, Data summary,
    • Exploration, Stem and leaf, Frequencies, Pivot table editing,
    • Descriptives, Standardization, Percentiles and Quartiles
  5. SPSS: Inferential statistics
    • Exploring relationships (correlation (Pearson and Spearman), regression, cross-tabs, chi-square – phi, Cramer’s V), Mann-Whitney U Test, Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test, Kruskal-Wallis Test
    • Comparison between means – Paired, Independent samples, One sample – T, Z, etc tests, ANOVA (1,2 way), Effect size
  6. Excel:
    • MegaStats tools
    • Mathematical operations, Data transformation, Analysis tools, Insert functions, Descriptives, Skewness, Kurtosis, Percentiles & Quartiles, Standardization, Fractions, sumproduct
    • Histogram, Other graphs (bar, pie, line, S&D, Lorenz)
    • Inferential statistics – Sampling, T-test, Z-test, F-test, ANOVA (1,2 way), Difference between proportions
    • Pivot table and chart report – One Variable, two variable tally, Grouping categories in charts
    • Excel Logical Functions


Through demonstrations


The Centre for Professional Development, Ghana Technology University College, is pleased to invite you to 3 day intensive training on managing projects with Microsoft Project 2010.

The details are as follows:

Venue: Ghana Technology University College, Tesano

Time: 9am-3pm each day

In this hands-on course with intensive skills training, you will learn the key techniques to effectively manage projects using Microsoft Project 2010. Acquire the knowledge and skills to build, maintain, and control well-formed project plans using Microsoft Office Project 2010.

What You’ll Learn

  • Get started with Microsoft Office Project 2010
  • Create and define projects
  • Work with estimates and dependencies, deadlines, constraints, and task calendars and with resources
  • Predict behaviour by using task types and the scheduling formula
  • Customize and format Microsoft Project views
  • Analyze resource utilization
  • Track progress
  • Create project reports that analyze project, resource, and task data
  • Manage multiple projects


  • Creating and Defining Projects
  • Working with Estimates and Dependencies
  • Working with Deadlines, Constraints, and Task Calendars
  • Working with Resources
  • Understanding Task Types and the Scheduling Formula
  • Customizing and Formatting
  • Analyzing Resource Utilization
  • Creating Reports

Who Needs to Attend

Associate project managers, project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project team members, stakeholders, senior managers and students who want to use Microsoft Project 2010 to create and monitor excellent project plans.


For further information on the course and registration, please contact the Centre for Professional Development on:

Telephone: 0200365826 / 030-2200606 / 030-2200615 / 0202698359

Email: / /


This is a programme designed to provide customer service executives with the skills needed to ensure excellent customer service delivery with the aim of building and maintaining customer loyalty.


  • To be aware of the value added by giving caring services
  • To identify and demonstrate the basic elements of Customer Service
  • To portray a positive image of their company to customers
  • To identify and understand the characteristics and personality profile of customers
  • To help communicate effectively
  • To develop professional telephone and customer reception skills
  • To introduce participants to the best practices in service delivery
  • To handle challenging customers calmly and confidently


  • Understanding customer Care
  • Customer care skills, knowledge and attitudes
  • Effective communication in a customer centered environment
  • Creating and maintain a good professional image
  • Telephone etiquette and customer reception skills
  • Professional telephone behaviour

Target Audience

This course is targeted at front-line executives, customer service representatives, secretaries and anyone constantly in contact with customers, either face to face or over the phone.


Management Information System (MIS) is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage and change business processes through information and communications technology (ICT) and information systems. The course focuses on the concepts, methods and practical applications of information systems in the work place.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define and explain the concepts, theories and practices in the development and use of information systems in the organization.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of computing system architectures, operating systems software and interconnection of information resources through networking.
  • Analyze problems and determine systems requirement for developing a logical design of an information system.
  • Implement an information system in database management system or emerging development environment.
  • Develop product that demonstrate a working understanding of the management of information systems functions, integration and project management to ensure project quality.

Target Audience

Business Owners, Corporate Executives, IT Managers, Middle Level Managers.


Course Overview

It is a programme that provides the globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems (IS) Audit, Control and Security Professionals. The programme provides assurance that staff has necessary knowledge, skills and experience in key areas such as information security, risk management, audit and governance. Earning the CISA designation distinguishes individuals as qualified IS audit, control and security professional.


  • The process of Auditing Information Systems
  • Governance and Management of IT
  • Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation of Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Support protection of Information Assets.
  • Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Support
  • Protection of Information Assets

Target Audience

The programme represents an excellent training opportunity for staffs in Information Technology departments, Accountants, Financial Managers and Internal Auditor.



The programme has been designed with the needs of procurement practitioners currently working in the public sector in mind and aims to equip participants with current knowledge and skills in procurement. It is intended to enable participants to analyze procurement problems and design and implement strategies to resolve them.


Participants will be:

  • Equipped with the ability to apply procurement and management skills at the workplace, and equip them with an understanding of the key concepts, principles and practices in procurement.
  • Able to gain comprehensive introduction to the themes and processes central to the efficient operation of a procurement systems
  • Equipped with the latest knowledge and skills in procurement
  • Able to identify the role and purpose of the Public Procurement Act 663 of 2003, and competently use the terminology associated with the implementation of the Act.
  • Able to progress to attain the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) professional status

Course Content

  • Procurement Principles and Practices
  • Public Procurement Policy in Ghana
  • Inventory Management and Logistics
  • Management and Professional Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Approach to project and Cases

Target Audience

Holders of other academic/professional qualification other than procurement and working in the public/private sector looking to upgrade their skills and knowledge as well as obtain qualification in procurement and those looking to further their careers by pursing higher qualifications of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing &Supply, United Kingdom as well as anyone who wishes to acquire knowledge in procurement.