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Essential Statistical Analysis

Topic:Data Analytics & Visualisation

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses, SkillsFuture Series - Digital Economy

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  • Course Date:

    21 Dec 2022 to 21 Dec 2022
  • Registration Period:

    14 Oct 2022 to 01 Dec 2022
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 06:00 PM,
    9 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Course Objective

Statistics is an emergent discipline that has rapidly adapted to current Data culture and challenges. In today's era of big data where the computer and network are everywhere and everything can be measured, statistical skills are needed to make that data useful in order to make insightful decisions.

Through this course, participants will be able to effectively conduct research, read and evaluate journal articles to further develop critical thinking and analytical skills and to act as an informed consumer of data.

This course aims to equip participants with basic understanding of the main statistical concepts to prepare data for statistical analysis and interpret statistical analysis such as exploratory analysis to test for differences and associations. The software used for this training is Minitab/ Excel.

Course Outline

Introduction to Statistics
• Measures of Location
• Measures of Spread
• Correlation/Covariance analysis
• Some Graphing Techniques

Probability Distribution
• An overview of Probability Distributions
• Normal Distribution
• Sampling Distribution

Estimation and Confidence Intervals
• An overview of Estimation and Confidence Intervals
• Confidence intervals – T Distribution

Hypothesis Testing
• Hypothesis Test for Mean
• Z test and T test for One sample
• Two Sample T test on Difference of Means

Software :
Minitab/ Excel

Minimum Requirements

GCE O Levels (English and Mathematics)

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Business Executives, Sales & Marketing Executives, Researchers, Data& Business Analysts, Educators, Consultants and participants interested in Analytics

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $350.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $315.00 $8.40 $43.40
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $245.00 $8.40 $113.40
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $245.00 $8.40 $113.40
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $315.00 $8.40 $43.40
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $28.00 $378.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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