Read on for nifty links to courses and reading materials that we think will help with your data management career.

The Global Health Network

Free online short course: Introduction to Data Management for Clinical Research Studies                                     

The Global Health Network

Article: Stats for Beginners

University of Edinburgh

Free online course: Managing digital data as part of a research project


Vanderbilt University

Free online course: Data Management for Clinical Research

University of Houston Clear Lake, and Tufts University

Free online course: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study

The Global Health Network 

Free online eLearning research courses on:

Intro to Clinical Research


Research Question

Study Protocol

Data Safety Monitoring Board

Intro to Informed Consent

Intro to collecting & Reporting AEs


CDASH user guide


Intro to CDISC



University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Edinburgh 

Free Online Course on Research Data        Management and Sharing                               



University of Cape Town 

FREE Redcap Training                                                                                    

For this site, you can make up your own username and password.

  • Then after you log in, the page may look kind of empty…
  • Just click on the small icon in the top right-hand corner of the page.
  • Clicking this icon will unhide a panel on the right-hand side of the page

  • Then go to Courses and search for the courses entitled ‘REDCap for Data Capturers’ and ‘REDCap for Designers’ and enrol yourself.

  • Then follow the different activities in the course to completion