Course Description:
Bibliometric and Scientometric analysis is a methodology used for measuring science, technology and innovation. This type of analysis focuses on studying growth pattern of publications, citation analysis, calculate the impact factor of a journal title, development of scope and spectrum of any area of research. This methodology is popularly used for ranking of scholarly output of researchers and institutions and identifying the centres of excellence in academia.
This training course is intended for researchers, research managers, students, lecturers, policy and decision makers at the respective universities and librarians seeking to understand and gain skills in the use of bibliometrics and related metrics (i.e. informetrics, scientometrics and altmetrics) in the evaluation of research or offer research support in institutions of higher learning.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

• Understand and apply basic publication benchmarking techniques such as publication counts and citation analysis in research evaluation and other contexts
• Identify and interpret research or bibliometrics indicators such as citation-based statistics (e.g. h-index, g-index, i10-index, impact factor, eigen factor, article influence score, cites per article, RG Score, patent scores) for assessing research impact
• Compare and appreciate the strengths and limitations of different informetrics data sources such as Web of Science citation indexes, Scopus, Google Scholar, African Citation Index, PubMed and social media academic platforms such as Mendeley, Cite Like, Impact Story, Research Gate, and so on
• Develop independent methods to retrieve data that analyzes and/or quantifies scientific outputs other than publications as well as describing societal impact of research
• Validate, value, and visualize the results of evaluation of societal impact in order to make meaning of research outputs to universities and society
• Appreciate the role of social media and other open access platforms in improving online visibility of publications and hence their research impact
• Evaluate research published and disseminated through open access platforms such as Research Gate, Google Scholar,, Impact Story, etc.

Course Fees:
The course fee of TZS 300,000 (for Tanzanians) or US$ 200.00 (for foreigners) covers costs of facilitation, training materials (stationery and other consumables), venue, light refreshments and lunch during session. Participants/clients are expected to meet their transport costs to and from the venue, accommodation, healthcare and other allowances if applicable for participants. Payments should be done in advance. Please pay your fee through TANZANIA POSTAL BANK: Account Number 191504001632, Account Name ASSOCIATION CBE CONSULTANCY BUREAU.

You are requested to confirm your participation before June 31st, 2019

Contact Details

Neema Kitonka
College of Business Education, 
P. O. Box 1968,
Dar es Salaam
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Fax #: +255-22-2150122
Mob: +255-782-003-350

Dr. Leontine Nkebukwa,
College of Business Education, 
P. O. Box 1968,
Dar es Salaam
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Fax #: +255-22-2150122
Mob: +255-716-662695

History of CBE

The COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION (CBE) was established in 1965 by the Act of the Parliament. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION Act No. 31 of 1965. His Excellency, J.K. Nyerere, the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania officially opened the new College in January 1965. The College was officially named the “College of Business Education” (CBE). The said Act of Parliament gives the College its legal status as an autonomous institution with its Governing Body. The College shall be governed and administered in accordance with the provisions of this Act.


The origin of the College of Business Education (CBE) is closely linked to the history of the Nation itself.

Address : Bibi Titi Mohamed Rd. P. O. Box 1968, Dar es Salaam

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