Statistical Data Analysis using SPSS

Venue: Strathmore University
Duration: 4 days (2nd – 5th December 2019)
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

About the course:

This course provides the introduction to applied statistics and SPSS for analyzing quantitative data. Participants who have an interest in learning and picking up quantitative data analysis methods and concepts will find this course useful and applicable. Practical data analysis sessions will be based on publicly available data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

Why the Course?

Evidence-based programs within National and County government circles, Non-profit making organizations, corporate organizations requires concrete knowledge in data analysis and results from interpretation. It is therefore imperative that technocrats, programmers and policymakers are adequately equipped with relevant data analysis skills. This course is tailored to introduce statistical knowledge and prepare participants for data
analysis tasks.

Prerequisites

This course is designed with beginners in mind and assumes no prior knowledge of statistics or quantitative research background. Participants are expected to come with their own laptops.

Course Outline

Each session will include a lecture followed by practicals and participants will get a chance to see how data analysis is being applied in a real-life scenario.

  • Introduction to Statistics: Types of statistics, types of variables, summarizing and presenting data.
  • Introduction to SPSS: Data entry, data manipulation
  • Statistical Inferences: Hypothesis testing
  • Test statistics: parametric and non-parametric tests
  • Correlation and regression: Simple and multiple linear regression, logistic regression

Objectives

The course will;

  • Introduce participants to SPSS as a data analysis tool.
  • Introduce survey data as a key quantitative resource for social science research;
  • Introduce basic statistics for exploratory data analysis including methods for describing and summarizing variable distributions;
  • Provide essential skills for data manipulation including selecting sub-sets and recoding;
  • Introduce the visual representation of variables in scatter graphs, bar charts, and histograms.
  • Examine the relationships between variables.

Important dates

Registration deadline: 25th November, 2019
Payment deadline: 25th  November , 2019

Registration Fee

Early bird registration fee (Register before or on  25th November , 2019) – KSh. 30,000.
Late registration fee (After  25th November  2019) – KSh 35,000

Mode of payment:

Via Mpesa:
Business number is 100219,
Account number is “mathsconference”
Via Bank deposit
Name: Strathmore University
Bank: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
Account Number and Currency: 0102044844000 (KES)
Bank Branch: Karen
Bank SWIFT Code: SCBLKENX

Cancellation Policy

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on date of notice as follows:

  • 2 weeks before commencement of the course – Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course – 70% refund
  • On or after the date of commencement – No refund

Registration procedure

Kindly fill the form below to register