SPSS Course

Introduction to Statistics with SPSS Course

SPSS makes statistical analysis more accessible for the beginner and more convenient for the experienced user. The Data Editor offers a simple and efficient spreadsheet-like facility for entering data and browsing the working data file. Most tasks can be accomplished simply by pointing and clicking the mouse!

Level: Beginner

Course Length: 16 hours at 8 days

Who may Attend

This course is aimed at researchers with a basic working knowledge of statistics, who are/will be required to carry out statistical analysis in the course of their research.It is not expected that, in a short course, you will become proficient in analysis, but you will appreciate what statistics can do and you will learn what issues need to be addressed in data collection and analysis.


·         Basic computer skills: minimum Windows XP or later.
·         Basic English language knowledge.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to explain and perform hands-on operations on:
·         Brief description and history of SPSS
·         Running SPSS and basic windows
·         Data Entry and Manipulation
·         Descriptive Statistics
·         Analytical Statistics
o    Comparing means among groups
o    Comparing frequencies of events
o    Relationships among continuous variables
·         Other SPSS applications

Course format

A course consists of eight sessions. Each of these two hour sessions will include a lecture accompanied by a practical.