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Essential Statistical Analysis

Topic:Data Analytics & Visualisation, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    04 Apr 2019 to 05 Apr 2019
  • Registration Period:

    31 Dec 2018 to 04 Mar 2019
  • Time:

    08:00 AM to 08:00 AM
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*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 Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Completion 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

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $315.00 $9.45 $44.45
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $245.00 $9.45 $114.45
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $245.00 $9.45 $114.45
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $315.00 $9.45 $44.45
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $31.50 $381.50

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. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

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