TRAINING IN DATA ANALYSIS USING MICROSOFT EXCEL AND SPSS (STATISTICAL PACKAGE for SOCIAL SCIENTISTS)
The University of Sacred Heart Gulu, as part of its Community Outreach Initiatives, shall be conducting Data Analysis Trainings using Microsoft Excel and SPSS in the months of June and July 2017.
- ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
The University of the Sacred Heart Gulu (USHG) is a new University accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education. It is located in Gulu Municipality, 3 kilometres away from Gulu town, in For God Parish, on airfield road next to St Joseph’s Cathedral Gulu
To contribute to personal and social healing, growth and holistic development of Uganda and the world community through provision of quality education, training and research.
To be a centre of excellence producing high calibre human resources rooted in Catholic values to address the needs of society; to be a university of choice and an engaging centre of quality teaching, learning, research, transformative community service and educative consultancy
- DATA ANALYSIS TRAINING:
The University shall conduct two short courses in Data Analysis
5.1 Introduction to Data Analysis using Microsoft Excel
This is a short intensive training (3 days) that will introduce participants to the use of MS Excel for data analysis particularly how to organize and process data, and work with descriptive statistics. The topics to be covered will include the following:
- Variables and values
- Clustering of Values
- Variability (Dispersion of data)
- How variability moves jointly: correlation and regression
- Testing differences between means: the basics (Z-test, T-test)
Dates of training: 19th – 21st June 2017
Fee: Ug sh. 60,000 (sixty thousand shillings only)
Participants: The training is suitable for individuals engaged in research, monitoring and evaluation who must have a basic statistical training and practicing knowledge of Ms Excel.
Facilitator: This training shall be facilitated by Dr Opiyo Stephen a Bioinformatics Research Scientist at Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio (USA) and a Data Scientist/Consultant at Patira Data Science. Dr. Opiyo is also an Affiliated Scientist at Bioscience East and Central Africa – ILRI in Nairobi for details about him visit http://hub.africabiosciences.org/aboutbeca/affiliated-scientists/122?view=person
5.2 Data Analysis using SPSS (2 weeks) at a fee of 300,000/= from 17th to 28th July 2017
This is a two weeks course that will introduce participants to the use of SPSS for data analysis particularly how to organize and process data, and work with descriptive statistics
Dates of training: 17th – 28th July 2017
Fee: Ug sh. 300,000 (three hundred thousand shillings only)
Participants: The training is suitable for individuals engaged in research, monitoring and evaluation who must have a basic and practicing knowledge of SPSS.
Facilitator: The training shall be facilitated by Dr. Odong Lapaka Thomas, Founder and Director of Data Insight Consults and a Lecturer of applied statistics, quantitative generics and bioinformatics at Makerere University. For about him details visit USHG website at http://ush.ac.ug/dr-odong-lapaka-thomas/
- REGISTERING FOR THE TRAININGS:
Reserve you place by picking an application form (8.00 AM to 5.00 PM, Monday to Friday) from USHG campus located in Gulu Municipality at For God, down the road from St. Joseph’s Cathedral. A non-refundable fee of 10,000 applies (but included in total cost of training)
For more information contact: Community Outreach Coordinator on phone: 0772711820 or email: email@example.com