Fundamentals of Applied Quantitative Data Analytics using R

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 6:00pm, Monday & Tuesday

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

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

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

Full Fees (before GST): $600.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $12.60
GST payable for others: $42.00

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$540.00$72.60
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$420.00$192.60
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$420.00$192.60
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$540.00$72.60
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$642.00

*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.

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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:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

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.