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13 Sep 2018

# INTRODUCTORY STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS USING STATA ## Job Description

INTRODUCTORY STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS USING STATA

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 Date 2 – 9 October 2018 Course length 8 Days Time 4:30pm- 7:00pm Location Mogadishu-Somalia Fees \$60

Stata is a software package popular in the social sciences for manipulating and summarizing data and conducting statistical analyses.Statistical data analysis with Stata as an introductory level is intended to train course participants to improve a basic and comprehensive data analysis procedure.

It is designed for participants without or with very little knowledge using Stata, but it requires basic knowledge on descriptive statistics.The main goal of this course is for participants to be able to self-reliantly create a working dataset from raw data, perform statistical analyses, and demonstrate useful graphs to draw conclusion by the decision makers.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN TRAINING OBJECTIVES?

THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES ARE PLANNED TO BE ACHIEVED BY THE END OF THE TRAINING:

• To train course participants to the basic data analysis step by step.
• Tolearnhowtoimportdata Excel/Stata, constructing a workflow in Stata, data manipulation,running basic statistical routines,creating communicativegraphics,running correlation, regression analysis (SLR),andpresenting statistical results;
• Tobe able to independently create a working dataset from raw data, conductstatisticalanalyses,and create informative graphics.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Project/Programme managers of humanitarian, Evaluators, Scholars and post graduate students struggle with statistical data analysis.

TRAINING OUTLINE

MODULE 1: — DATA & STATISTICS

• Introduction
• Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
• Variables
• Types of Data
• Data Collection
• Sampling Techniques

MODULE 2: — DATA DESCRIPTION

• Introduction
• Measures of Central Tendency
• Measures of Variation

MODULE 3: — FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

• Introduction
• Organizing Data
• Graphs
• Result Interpretation techniques

MODULE 4: — CORRELATION & REGRESSION

• Introduction
• Scatter Diagram
• Correlation
• Simple Linear Regression
• Coefficient of Determination

Module 5: — STATA BASICS

Module 6: — STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

TRAINING METHOD

• Presentation and hands on statistical analysis.
• Participant-led presentations
• Interactive group exercises and discussions
• Relevant and concise course material

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