Course Overview

SPSS for windows application is the most popular and user-friendly data analytics and management software in the world. It is a widely used software for statistical analysis in social science and business. It is also used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies, government, education researchers, marketing organizations, and data mining professionals. The course is a step by step approach for data analysis, data estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, summarizing and presenting data, comparing groups, measuring associations, and performing predictive analysis.

Course Methodology

This course demonstrates core principles in Data Management and Analysis and utilizes SPSS in performing modern and creative data analysis techniques. The course involves Real-life case studies,individual workshops, and team presentations by participants.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course:
  • Understand SPSS as a data analysis tool
  • Work with SPSS
  • Learn new features of SPSS
  • Perform Data Integration
  • Enter, Organize, and Edit Data
  • Summarize Data, Information, and Tables
  • Interpret Graphs
  • Perform Inferential Statistics
  • Develop Professional Business and Research Reports

Target Audience

Professionals interested in understanding of the inferential Statistics and usage of Software SPSS, Data Analysis and Management

Target Competencies

  • Using SPSS
  • Managing Data
  • Transforming Data
  • Analyzing Data
  • Graphing

Course Outline

INTRODUCTION TO SPSS

  • Defining Data Structure
  • Transforming Data
  • Running SPSS
  • The Graphical User Interface
  • Understanding the SPSS File Format

DATA ENTERING & DEFINITIONS

  • Entering Variables and Characteristics of Fields
  • Viewing Data on Data View Tab
  • Handling Categories and Values
  • Formatting Input Files
  • Reading Data Files
  • Integrating with Different File Sources
  • Transferring and Linking Data
  • Exporting to Database
  • Using SPSS Statistics Viewer
  • Creating Different Output File Formats
  • HTML, Text, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and PDF
  • Working with Dates and Times
  • Using Date and Time Wizard

TRANSFORMING DATA WITH SPSS

  • Massaging Data
  • Sorting & Filtering Data
  • Performing Analysis
  • Recoding Variables
  • Using Functions in SPSS
  • LENGTH, ANY, MEAN
  • Manipulating Files
  • Merging Files

GRAPHING DATA IN SPSS

  • Using the Chart Builder
  • Graphs Element Properties
  • Graph Options
  • Designing Different Graphs
  • Scatterplots, Dot, Bar, Error, Histograms, Pyramid, Stacked Area
  • Designing Fancy Graphs
  • Multiple Lines, Colored Scatterplots, Scatterplot Matrices, Stacked Bar, Pie, Clustered Bar, Differenced Area, Dual-Axis Graphs

DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

  • Levels of Management
  • Frequencies
  • Categorical vs. Continuous Variables
  • Descriptive Procedures
  • Dependent versus Independent Variables
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Conducting Inferential Tests
  • Running a Cross-Tab Procedure
  • Performing Chai-Square Tests
Location & Dates
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