Gain useful practical and thinking skills in data analysis efficiently
Organisations around the world are collecting more data than ever. They are talking about big data, data science, business intelligence, analytics, data mining and data visualisation.They want to extract insights from data about their worlds and make predictions to inform their decisions.
This is an introduction to statistical data analysis and data visualisation for those new to the subject as well as those wanting a fresh perspective. We focus on the exploration of data and discovery, the limitations of data, avoiding being misled, and learning to think like a statistician.
What will you achieve?
- Explore fundamental statistical concepts
- Create visual and numerical representations of data
- Interpret data analysis outputs
- Discuss possible interpretations of statistical data
Who is the course for?
Participants ranging from total beginners to experienced PhD researchers have completed and enjoyed this course. It assumes very little experience with statistical ideas and concepts. You will need to be comfortable thinking in terms of percentages and have a level of familiarity with computers that have learned to do basic things in Microsoft Excel would provide.
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Last updated January 22, 2018