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Statistics - Multilevel Modelling
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is designed to give participants a solid grounding in the theory and application of multilevel statistical models. The course will be based around theoretical sessions followed by hands-on sessions illustrating the theoretical concepts.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Basic Statistics - Understanding and Analysing Data
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The purpose of the course is to help delegates understand basic statistics and develop a strategy for approaching a simple data analysis. The course will introduce concepts such as hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Presenting Data
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This one day training event provides the foundation to all presentations of statistical information. The basic principles of presenting information in tables, charts, maps and text are explained.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Online
Statistics - Improve your organisation with Statistical Thinking
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Statistical thinking should not be the preserve of technical experts. If your role requires you to understand and make use of statistical data and reports produced by other analysts then you need to be a statistical thinker as well.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Introduction to R
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the R environment for statistical computing. Day 1 of the course focuses on entering, working with and visualising data in R.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Advanced Programming in R
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This is a two day intensive course on advanced aspects of statistical programming in R. This workshop is primarily aimed at R users who do not have a formal background in computing.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Identifying trends and making forecasts
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Firstly this course takes you through the 6 concepts that underlie all statistical thinking and analysis, namely Expectation, Variance, Probability, Risk, Distribution & Correlation. It then looks at the fact that finding out what is going to happen next is one of the big questions in businesses.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Introduction to Python
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course is intended to be an Introduction to the Python programming language. Through the use of taught material and practical examples, participants will build up the skills needed to perform data analysis using Python.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Consultancy Skills
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

A highly participative workshop for statisticians who wish to improve their ability to help non-statistical clients. Discussions and interactive exercises will allow participants to explore the non-statistical issues that can undermine effective consultancy.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Survival Analysis
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Standard methods of survival analysis based on the Kaplan-Meier estimate of a survivor function, the log rank test and Cox regression modelling are widely used in many different areas of application. But often, the assumptions that underlie these techniques may not be valid, or the data structure may be more complex.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Questionnaire Design and Web Survey Implementation
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Web surveys are becoming one of the most popular methods of survey data collection. This course has two strands: (1) to provide a thorough grounding in the questionnaire design aspects of web surveys (the questions, the visual layout), while (2) looking at wider implementation issues around the questionnaire (e.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Intermediate Statistics using Excel
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course will equip participants with the skills necessary to undertake Multiple linear regression and analysis of variance (ANOVA) in Excel, understand and interpret the output, check the assumptions that underpin each type of model, assess model fit and present the results coherently.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Effective Analytical Leadership
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

“The ability to take data – be able to understand it, process it, extract value from it, visualize it, communicate it – that’s going to be a hugely important skill in the next few decades….” Hal Varian, Google.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics - Longitudinal and Missing Data
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The course begins with a brief presentation of linear mixed models for continuous hierarchical data. The course focus is from the modeller’s perspective and on applications.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Extreme Value Statistics
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Most statistical methods are aimed at characterizing expected values, but in many settings it is the unexpected values, the extremes or outliers, that are of interest - e.g.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Statistics for financial markets
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This course looks at real financial market data and shows how it differs from the idealised models based on Gaussian statistics. The implications of this for standard market risk measures such as VaR will be explored.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
ISO18404:2015 Master Black Belt
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This Master Black Belt Development Programme has been designed to enable experienced Black Belts to meet the certification requirements as Master Black Belts under ISO18404, and consists of an initial workshop and assessment centre; candidate’s application, skill and portfolio development within their own organisation; tutor assessment and coaching visits and observation; and an end of programme workshop, assessment and development seminar. Completion of the course is dependant on a successful submission of your portfolio of evidence.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 4 days
  • Study mode: Full time