Data Management and Statistical Analysis using SPSS Training Course

Data Management and Statistical Analysis using SPSS Training Course

About the course

Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) is one of the most user friendly statistical software for researchers providing visualization and data analytical tools. This course provides the participants with a practical application of the statistical component of IBM® SPSS® Statistics. Participants will review several statistical techniques, gain an understanding of when and why to use these various techniques as well as how to apply them with confidence, interpret their output, and graphically display the results.

Target Participants

The training is designed for participants who intend to learn the use of SPSS for data management and data analysis. Those working in the corporate world, public sector, research institution and NGOs.

What you will learn

Understand and appropriately use statistical terms and concepts

Perform data analysis tasks with SPSS

Perform simple to complex data management tasks using SPSS

Statistical tests using SPSS

Course Outline

Introduction to Statistical Analysis

  • Explain the basic steps of the research process
  • Explain differences between populations and samples
  • Explain differences between experimental and non-experimental research designs
  • Explain differences between independent and dependent variables

Introduction to SPSS statistical software

  • SPSS interface and features
  • Key terminologies used in SPSS
  • Views: Variable, Data views, Syntax editor
  • Data file preparation
  • Data entry into SPSS
  • Data manipulation: merge files, spit files, sorting files, missing values

Basic Statistics using SPSS

  • Descriptive statistics for numeric variables
  • Frequency tables
  • Distribution and relationship of variables
  • Cross tabulations of categorical variables
  • Stub and Banner Tables

Graphics using SPSS

  • Introduction to graphs in SPSS
  • Graph commands in SPSS
  • Different types of Graphs in SPSS

Statistical Tests using SPSS

  • One Sample T Test
  • Independent Samples T Test
  • Paired Samples T Test
  • One-Way ANOVA

Statistical Associations in SPSS

  • Chi-Square test
  • Pearson's Correlation
  • Spearman's Rank-Order Correlation
  • Bivariate Plots and Correlations for Scale Variables

Predictive Models using SPSS

  • Linear Regression
  • Multiple Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Ordinal Regression

Nonparametric Tests

  • Describe when non-parametric tests should and can be used
  • Describe the options in the Nonparametric Tests procedure dialog box and tabs
  • Interpret the results of several types of nonparametric tests

Longitudinal Analysis using SPSS

  • Features of Longitudinal Data
  • Exploring Longitudinal data
  • Longitudinal analysis for continuous outcomes

Time Series and Forecasting using SPSS

  • The basics of forecasting
  • Smoothing time series data
  • Regression with time series data
  • ARIMA models
  • Intervention analysis

SPSS Decision Trees

  • Introduction to SPSS Decision Trees
  • Application of SPSS Decision Trees
  • Overview of decision tree based methods (CRT Decision Trees CRT Regression Trees Quest Analysis)

 

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a combined learning approach and comprises of presentations, practical sessions and  online tutorials. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with Profound Research Services (PRC) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at PRC Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for travel expenses, visa application(where applicable), insurance among other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our PRC Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to PRC account through bank on or before C.O.B. 10th May 2021

 

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 05-17-2021 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-21-2021 1:00 pm
Cut off date 03-01-2021
Individual Price KSH 70,000.00
Location Nairobi-Kenya
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