- Duration: 5 Days
The course is designed to introduce the participant to some of the basic and advanced statistics and instruct the participant on how to take advantage of the numerous statistical and graphical tools available in SPSS. Step-bystep examples will be given on how to enter and manipulate data (including importing from other file formats such as spreadsheets), perform complete statistical analyses and interpret tabular and graphical results, and create and customize many graph types. The user will be advised on how to optimize the use of SPSS. The final part of the course will be devoted to answering questions of users.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Provide users with an understanding of the general conventions, data management, basic statistics, and graphics capabilities of SPSS
- Offer users hands-on instruction in data management, basic statistics, and creating and customizing of graphs
- Provide participants with an overview of fundamental statistical concepts in an applied setting
- Expose participants to the graphical methods available for exploring data and supporting statistical analysis
- Share expert tips on how to optimize the use of SPSS
The course is useful for those who want to understand the statistical calculations, and use SPSS to perform data analysis, presenting the data graphically and using tables.
- Using Microsoft Word and Excel
- Experience in SPSS is desirable
About Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
KISR is a pioneering, independent, national institute of scientific excellence. KISR’s initial role was dedicated to developing three fields of national importance: petroleum, desert agriculture, and marine biology. Since then, KISR’s role and responsibilities have expanded greatly to include the advancement of national industry and the undertaking of studies to address key challenges, such as the preservation of the environment, sustainable management of Kuwait’s natural resources, responsible management of water and energy, and development of innovative methods of agriculture.
KISR’s approach to meeting challenges is distinguished by a culture of openness, a commitment to our clients, and an integrated, cross-disciplinary approach. KISR routinely embarks on strategic partnerships with other regional and international institutes, agencies, and academic bodies, allowing an exchange of knowledge and expertise. Today, KISR is home to over 580 researchers and engineers and over 100 laboratories, housed at 8 locations, with growth expected through the implementation of a new strategic plan. KISR conducts scientific research and performs technological consultations, often in partnership with other regional and international institutions, for governmental and industrial clients in Kuwait, the Gulf region, and the rest of the world. These partnerships, driven by a philosophy of collaboration that runs deep within our culture, help build up our knowledge base, and facilitate the free flow of information, data, and expertise. This adds value to our clients’ business and ensures that the resources needed to confront the challenges They face are always available on demand.See all Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research courses