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NICF- Statistics Bootcamp

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Description

This course aims to train you to effectively use R in your statistical analysis for accurate and impactful data-driven decision making.

The Statistics Bootcamp is more than just an introduction to statistics, it teaches you how to use R, a command driven language for quick visual analytics. In addition, you will be presented with multiple business cases that will be solved in the course of lecturing and hands-on workshops.

The lecturers will give extensive illustrations of statistical principles and techniques. Each statistical technique taught will be demonstrated using R so that you can practise R programming in a series of workshops. In addition, you will get to dabble with data visualisation including creating graphs.

Ultimately, you will gain insights into how to use statistics to answer your business questions.

This course is part of the Analytics & Intelligent Systems Series and MTech EBAC Stackable foundation certificate offered by NUS-ISS.

Key takeaways

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Use R functions for statistical analysis
  • Be proficient in interactive visual analytics
  • Compare and evaluate different business strategies
  • Make predictions based on relevant factors
  • Make better data-driven decisions

What will be covered

  • Visualising and summarising data for quick insights
  • Compare and evaluate different business strategies
  • Prediction based on relevant factors
  • Industry application examples

Format

  • Lectures and workshops

Who should attend

This course is designed for: * Individuals with some IT background and would like to learn statistics with the latest tools, e.g. R * Individuals who have learnt statistics a long while ago and would like to refresh or update their statistics knowledge * Individuals who have no knowledge or experience in business analytics but would like to explore work opportunities in analytics. * Organisation users who need to begin their journey to master the state-of-the-art analytics techniques.

Experts

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