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Introductory Course in Data Management
- Introductory Course in Data Management
(15, 16, 17 April)
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This 3 day course provides an introduction into the basic core of a powerful data management system, and provides skills for accessing managing, studying and analysing data as well as producing reports.
The course will be presented through the combined use of seminars and practical workshops. Numerous examples and demonstrations will be presented together with regular laboratory exercises.
This course is accredited by Cardiff University. On successful completion the participant will receive 10 Credits, Level 1 (CQFW Level 4).
Who is it for?
- Those with limited or basic programming experience
- Should be comfortable with Microsoft Windows 7
- Upon completion participants will be able to manipulate data, perform simple statistical analyses and produce reports using the system
What you will learn:
- How to use an extremely powerful data management and analysis tool.
- How to effortlessly manage and analyse data.
- How to produce professional reports using the system
What will it cover?
- Introduction to basic and commonly used programming commands
- Importing data
- Working with data libraries
- Basic functions for manipulating data and performing summary statistics
- Formatting data and reports
- Merging and concatenating data sets
- Simple statistical and graphical investigations of example data sets
Benefits of attending
- Understand the windowing environment in Microsoft Windows 7
- Import raw data into data sets
- Work with data sets (storing, accessing and merging data sets)
- Understand the basics of data step programming
- Produce reports.