This course introduces you to the power and functionality of IBM SPSS Statistics as a data analysis tool and covers standard exploratory statistical analysis of data.
Corporate & private training available
Students get a custom workbook with step-by-step instructions.
Modern computer classroom with a PC for each student to work on.
Small In-Person Classes
Get personalized attention in small groups with an expert instructor in the classroom.
Refresh the course materials within six months for free as long as there's space in the class.
What You'll Learn
- Accessing data entry and import from other media, such as Excel
- Manipulating data to create new data fields
- Presenting data. Tabular and graphical output for analysis and reporting
- Exploratory data analysis
- Assessing whether significant differences exist between groups
- Assessing whether significant associations/correlations exist between data fields
- Basic trend analysis
Full Course SyllabusDownload PDF Outline
Data definition and access
Defining variables and entering data using the built-in Data Editor
Applying dictionary information from another file
Importing data from spreadsheets and other applications
Computing new variables and recording data values
Selecting subsets of the data
Splitting data files to obtain sub-group summaries
Data analysis and presentation
Levels of measurement (types of data)
Summarizing variables using frequencies and descriptives
Bar charts, histograms and boxplots
Summaries of central tendency (e.g. mean, median and mode)
Summaries of spread and shape (e.g. standard deviation, skewness) The ‘normal distribution’ and its importance
Producing crosstabulation tables and testing for significant relationships with chisquare
Assessing relationships between continuous variables through plots and correlations
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to bring a computer?
No. We provide a computer with the necessary software for each attendee. This course is available on Windows PC only.
Are discounts available for this course?
No. This course is not eligible for any discounts.
We offer discounts for packages of classes, including our Excel Bootcamp, SQL Bootcamp, Data Analytics, and PowerPoint Bootcamp.
We also provide discounts for ten or more classes purchased together. Please reach out for more information on our voucher programs.
Does this course come with a book?
Yes. This course includes a complimentary book or manual at no additional cost.
What if I need to retake this course? May I retake it for free?
Yes. You may retake this course for free once within six months, provided that the class is running with an available seat. For more information, visit our policies page.
Statistical Analysis with SPSS
This course introduces you to the power and functionality of IBM SPSS Statistics as a data analysis tool and covers standard exploratory statistical analysis of data. The course will cover:
Accessing data entry and import from other media, such as Excel
Manipulating data to create new data fields
Presenting data. Tabular and graphical output for analysis and reporting
Exploratory data analysis
Assessing whether significant differences exist between groups
Assessing whether significant associations/correlations exist between data fields
Basic trend analysis
Upon completion of this course, you should be confident in leveraging the power of IBM SPSS Statistics. You will be able to access data and create bespoke, high quality reports and output for monitoring data and enabling decision support. This includes the ability to draw conclusions from the data based on powerful statistical analysis.
- SPSS Digital Manual
- Customized Examples
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