Basic Data Analytics for Academics
This training course will teach participants how to implement descriptive and basic predictive analytics tools and techniques on various types of quantitative data. Using open source softwares, participants will learn how to process and mine their research data. Even without any technical background on statistics, but with the aid of user-friendly tools and softwares participants will be able to process data, run basic descriptive and predictive analytics, generate powerful visualizations, and generate dashboards.
At the end of the training course, participants should be able to:
Understand the process and outcomes of descriptive and predictive analytics;
Learn the core concepts of analytics and how it applies in the context of quantitative research;
Determine the appropriate analytics tool for any given research question to be addressed;
Run the analytics tools and techniques using an open-source statistical software --- Jamovi and Microsoft Power BI;
Accurately interpret results of the analysis and generate insights;
Create functional data dashboards
WHO SHOULD JOIN?
• Academics who need to acquire basic quantitative analysis skills for analyzing research data.
• Academics who want to acquire or upgrade their data analytics and data visualization
Introduction to Data Analytics Foundation Concepts
• Data, Variables, and Measurements
• Statistical Inferences
-Analysis of Group Differences (T-test and Analysis of Variance)
Data Visualization using Power BI
Dr. Marshall Valencia
Dr. Marshall Valencia is a social and organizational psychologist with 20 years of professional experience as an HR and organizational consultant, a trainer, and a social scientist. He has extensive experience in data analytics handling different types of market, customers, and human resource research projects across different industries.
He was a former faculty member and director for research at the Nottingham University Business School Currently, he also teaches Statistics and HR Analytics courses in the graduate program of the University of the Philippines Psychology Department. He has published his researches and presented in scientific conferences in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, U.S.A., Australia, South Africa, Japan, Thailand, and Malaysia.