Class Overview

Advanced Data Analysis | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

After taking this Advanced course in Data Analysis, you will be able to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization, and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. 

Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on statistically significant information. 

Whether your business is home based or a large company, this class will take you to the next level where important decision-making is concerned.

During this course, you'll learn:

  • To provide background knowledge of survey research
  • To provide understanding into the concept of means comparison
  • To provide understanding of statistical significance
  • To address how variance is analyzed
  • To provide insight into how statistical results are communicated

Course Outline

Developing a Survey

  • Purposes of surveys
  • Fundamentals of Survey Research
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Likert Scales
Comparing Means

  • Chi-Square
  • Statistical Significance
  • Communicating Results Graphically and Textually
  • Practical Problems involving Means Comparisons
Finding Differences between Groups

  • Post Hoc Comparisons
  • Communicating Results Graphically and Textually
  • Practical Problems Involving ANOVA
Individual Research Inquiries

  • Developing Research Questions
  • Setting Up Study
  • Communicating Results Graphically and Textually

Learning Outcomes

  • You'll be able to develop a useful survey
  • You'll be able to perform means comparisons
  • You'll be able to perform analyses of variance
  • You'll be able to perform post hoc comparisons
  • You'll be able to explain statistical results graphically and textually

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Students who have previously completed our Introduction to Data Analysis and Intermediate Data Analysis courses
  • Professionals with an intermediate-level understanding of data analysis
  • Anyone with a data analysis background seeking to improve their data presentation skills

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5903
  • Instructor: Jeff Kritzer
  • When:
    • Spring 2018 Session: 6/4/18 - 6/29/18
    • Summer 2018 Session: 8/6/18 - 8/31/18
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Online
  • Fee: $195
  • Additional Notes: This is part of our Certificate in Data Analysis program.