Essential Statistical Analysis

Course DateRegistration Closing dateMode of TrainingRegistration Status
Run 1)
9 Sept 2021
   01 Sept 2021
Facilitated Learning (F2F)
Run 2)
21 Dec 2021
   01 Dec 2021Facilitated Learning (F2F)    Ongoing

9:00am to 6:00pm

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

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.

Course Objective

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

Suitable for

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

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

GCE O Levels (English and Mathematics)

Award / 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

Full Fees (before GST): $350.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $7.35
GST payable for others: $24.50

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$315.00 $42.35
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$245.00$112.35
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$245.00$112.35
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$315.00 $42.35
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$374.50

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under 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

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*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.

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:
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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.