Regional Course on Statistical Business Registers:

Making a Business Case for an Operational Statistical Business Register
[26 – 30 January 2015, Perak, Malaysia]

Objectives

The course aims to provide a platform for demonstrating good practices and exchanging experiences in dealing with challenges and issues in the development, maintenance and use of statistical business registers and for developing a business case for supporting an operational SBR suitable to national contexts.

Article

Concept Note pdf
Provisional Programme (as of 27 January 2015) pdf
The opening of the Regional Course on Statistical Business Registers (Link: Department of Statistics Malaysia website)
Course Materials [Materials will be posted on this page as they become available]
Module 0 - What is a Statistical Business Register (SBR)?

Demonstrations of SBRs : Malaysia

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Demonstrations of SBRs : Australia

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Module 1: - Understanding the role of SBRs  

SBRs within the national statistical system

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Country presentation on organizational and operational issues : Malaysia

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Country presentation on organizational and operational issues : Indonesia

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Organizational and operational issues

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Building a Business Case for an SBR: A Framework for SBR Development

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A Template for Building a Business Case for an SBR and an Application: ABS Model

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Template for Business Case for an Operational Statistical Business Register

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Module 2 – Key Design Considerations  

Conceptual Issues: Coverage and Units

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Conceptual issues: content/variables (Identification variables; Start and end dates; Economic variables; Stratification variables/ classification variables; Linkage to source registers and other registers)

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Issues in the selection of data sources

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Handling issues in the use of administrative registers (ABS)

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Country presentation on considerations in selecting data sources for SBRs - Indonesia

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Country presentation on considerations in selecting data sources for SBRs - Hong Kong

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Design Considerations in Practice: Putting it all together; The ABS SBR Model

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Module 3 – Issues in Maintaining SBRs  

Overview of Issues in Maintaining SBRs and Considerations for a Maintenance Strategy

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Overview of Issues in Maintaining SBRs and Considerations for a Maintenance Strategy: Country practice -Fiji

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Handling changes in identification and descriptive characteristics

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Country practice in handling changes in variables : Philippines

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Handling changes in demographic and linkage characteristics

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Profiling

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Handling changes in continuity

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Country practice in Handling changes in continuity - Singapore

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Module 4: Issues in assuring quality of SBRs  

Errors in SBRs

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Country practices in handling errors - Malaysia

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Country practices in handling errors - Viet Nam

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Quality in SBRs : Concepts in quality and quality assurance

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Quality in SBRs : Quality measures and Quality gates

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Module 5. Issues in establishing an SBR  

Practices of the ABS Business Register on Confidentiality, Access and Dissemination

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SBR system and information technology requirements

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Module 6. Developing a business case for SBRs  

Strategic planning for SBR development

 
Reference materials

Guidelines for Building Statistical Business Registers in Africa

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Business Registers: Recommendations manual (Eurostat)

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International Guidelines on Statistical Business Registers

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Country papers

Cambodia

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China

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Fiji

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Hong Kong, China

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India

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Indonesia

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Lao's People Democratic Republic

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Malaysia

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Philippines

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Singapore

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Viet Nam

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