UNIVERSITY OF DODOMA DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS [TABLE="align: left"] [TR] [TD="align: center"][/TD] [/TR] [TR] [TD="align: center"][/TD] [TD="align: center"][/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE] SHORT COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT ON DATA PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS (To be conducted in MWANZA) The Department of Statistics, School of Mathematical Sciences is announcing a short course on DATA PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS that will be conducted on September 11 - 13, 2012 in Mwanza. Course Description This short course training deals with processing and analysis of raw data collected from the field. The training enables trainees to know key issues that should be considered when plan for data processing and analysis. It provides better insight into feasibility of the analysis to be performed as well as resources required. The training will cover: overview of data; data management using SPSS; data cleaning (missing values, outliers and normality); and descriptive data analysis. Objective of the training The objective of the training is to improve skills on different statistical techniques applied during data processing and analysis and hence practical interpretation of the result. Target Group: Any interested person. Participation Fee: Tshs 250, 000/= (The amount paid will cover tuition fee, training materials, lunch, refreshments and certificate of attendance. Participants are required to come with their laptops. Mode of payment: All payments should be done through; Account Name: College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences; Account no: 0150221567000 CRDB. Venue: MUCCOBS - MWANZA located along Balewa Road opposite Nyakahoja Hostel. Deadline for registration and payment: September 09, 2012. Mode of Registration: Send SMS or email indicating your name after making payment using contact below. Registration will start at 08:30 a.m. on September 11, 2012. Come with bank deposit slip. Contact person: Josephat Peter, Department of Statistics, P. O. Box 338, Dodoma, Mobiles: 0787288998/0718453773; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: - We invite requests from various interested groups to communicate with us for the training to be conducted in their respective places.