Fundamentals of Applied Quantitative Data Analytics using R

Course Date:
27 & 28 May 2019

Registration Period:
10 April to 12 May 2019

Duration:
16 hours / 2 days

Time:
Mon & Tue, 9am – 6pm

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic, T1A


Course Introduction

There is great demand for analytical capabilities at all levels and functions of an organisation. Business analysts, data scientists, project managers and executive management are increasingly utilising analytics in their day-to-day work. As organisations become more analytically focused, even professionals who are in non-analytics roles need to have a good grasp of how analytics is used. This course will provide participants the fundamentals knowledge to analyse data using graphical visualisation and quantitative methods in the R platform. Participants will be able to apply the learnt skillsets to analyse data collated in their course of work, and present their analysis incorporating graphical plots, detailed explanation, and R codes.


Course Objective

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Develop working knowledge on R programming for purposes of data analysis
• Apply the learnt skillsets to analyse data collated in their course of work, and present their analysis incorporating graphical plots, detailed explanation, and R codes.
• Develop recommendations based on research findings and data analysed


Course Outline

• Manipulations and mathematical operations using R
• Quantitative methods 101
• Programming essentials
• Data preprocessing
• Data Visualisation using graphical plots
• Using Knitr to create research reports


Suitable for

This course is suitable for roles that involve research and analysis of data to create actionable insights such as Junior Data Analysts, Professionals, Managers and Executives.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

GCE “O” level English and Mathematics

Participants are required to bring their laptops for this training


Award / Certification / Accreditation

A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessments and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$192.60
(incl. GST)
$72.60
(incl. GST)
$72.60
(incl. GST)
$42.60
(incl. GST)
$642
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.


Funding Incentives

1. SkillsFuture (SF) Series

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

Funding Validity Period: Till 31 Dec 2020

2. SkillsFuture Credit** (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.


Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund

E-Learning
There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

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Application Procedure

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

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) 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
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
s 500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651
Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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