Introduction

Master the basics of SPSS on this two-day training course.

This is a hands-on course. It includes lots of time to practise what you are being taught and try things out for yourself.

By the time you finish, you’ll be comfortable using a wide range of SPSS’s core features.

✔ A complete beginners’ course that covers all of SPSS’s basics.
✔ Plenty of one to one attention and time to ask questions.
✔ Friendly expert trainers, small groups and a comfortable place to learn.
✔ All the materials and extras that you’ll ever need.
✔ Ongoing support and help with issues you have after the course.

What Will I Learn?

With plenty of practice included this course will soon have you working independently in SPSS.

You’ll learn about

  • Reading and Modifying Data.
  • Variable Properties.
  • Describe Relationships Between Variables.
  • Selecting Cases.
  • Regression Analysis.

Am I Ready For This Course?

This is a beginners’ course so you do not need prior experience with SPSS.

We would recommend that you have experience of working with Windows computers and an awareness of statistics before attending.

The Training Day

Our courses run from 9.30am to roughly 4.15pm with refreshments throughout the day and a break for a tasty, freshly prepared lunch.

We offer a relaxed, supportive learning environment, fully air-conditioned training facilities and some of the nicest instructors on the planet.

Also, included:

✔A full-colour AutoCAD manual covering everything in the course so that you can recap.
✔A USB stick for the course exercises to let you practice more in future.
✔A Certificate of Attendance.

Course Details

  • Explain the basic steps of data analysis using IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Describe the choices on the file menu to read and save data files
  • Read Excel files
  • Describe all the variable properties
  • Define variable properties in the Variable View window
  • Define variable properties using the Define Variable Properties dialog
  • View variable properties interactively using Variables Utility
  • Use the features of Visual Binning to group a scale variable
  • Use the features of Recode for categorical variables
  • Automatic recode of string [text] data
  • Create new variables with numeric expressions
  • Create new variables with conditional numeric expressions
  • Merging files
  • Aggregating data
  • Select the appropriate procedure to summarize the relationship between two variables
  • Use the Crosstabs procedure to summarize the relationship between categorical variables
  • Use the Means procedure to summarize the relationship between a scale and a categorical variable
  • Use the Correlations procedure to summarize the relationship between two scale variables
  • Describe and use the features of the Select Cases dialog
  • Describe and use the features of the Split File dialog
  • Simple regression analysis
  • Multiple regression analysis
  • Adding dummy variables into a regression analysis