Advanced Data Analysis

November 6 through December 1, 2023
Price: $195

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Course Overview

After taking this Advanced course in Data Analysis, participants will be able to perform inquiries that will be useful to the business or organization and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that fellow employees will understand. Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on the statistically significant information. Whether the business is home-based or a large company, this class will take participants to the next level where important decision making is concerned.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will:

  • Be able to develop a useful survey
  • Be able to perform means comparisons
  • Be able to perform analyses of variance
  • Be able to perform post hoc comparisons
  • Be able to explain statistical results graphically and textually

Course Objectives

  • To provide background knowledge of survey research
  • To provide an understanding of the concept of means comparison
  • To provide an understanding of statistical significance
  • To address how variance is analyzed
  • To provide insight into how statistical results are communicated


Unit One – Developing a Survey

  • Purposes of surveys
  • Fundamentals of Survey Research
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Likert Scales

Unit Two – Comparing Means

  • Chi-Square
  • Statistical Significance
  • Communicating Results Graphically and Textually
  • Practical Problems involving Means Comparisons

Unit Three – Finding Differences between Groups

  • Post Hoc Comparisons
  • Communicating Results Graphically and Textually
  • Practical Problems Involving ANOVA

Unit Four – Individual Research Inquiries

  • Developing Research Questions
  • Setting Up Study
  • Communicating Results Graphically and Textually