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Statistics Workshops

Basic Statistics with Excel
If your goal is a career in business or public administration, you'll need to analyze data and understand basic statistics to make decisions. But don't get bogged down in the math; instead, use the popular Excel spreadsheet software to grasp the big picture. Learn how to use Excel's statistical functions to describe data, test hypotheses, make predictions, and graph your results. required: basic knowledge of Windows environment

Tuesday, Jan. 21     6-8pm

Introduction to SPSS
If your major or intended profession is criminal justice, psychology, or public administration, SPSS is an especially useful software tool for analyzing data. Learn to define the factors you want to investigate, choose your scale of measurement and enter data. Find the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation, and create frequency distributions and related graphs. required: basic knowledge of Windows environment

Wednesday, Jan. 29     6-8pm
Inferential Statistics with SPSS
Using an existing SPSS data file and several basic statistical techniques, test hypotheses to better identify patterns, understand complex relationships, and predict risks and trends. required: basic knowledge of Windows environment

Monday, Feb. 3

If you are registered for a quantitative course at UB this semester, you can also attend a prerequisite review or register with our online appointment system to schedule an appointment with one of our tutors. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 410.837.5383.