Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics (V24)

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Get up to speed in IBM SPSS Statistics (formerly SPSS Statistics) quickly and easily in this course. The course guides you through the fundamentals of using IBM SPSS Statistics for typical data analysis process. Learn the basics of reading data, data definition, data modification, and data analysis and presentation of your results. See how easy it is to get your data into IBM SPSS Statistics so that you can focus on analyzing the information. In addition to the fundamentals, learn shortcuts that will help you save time. This course uses the IBM SPSS Statistics Base features.

Target Audience: 

This basic course is for anyone with little or no experience using IBM SPSS Statistics. Especially useful for those new to using a statistical package for data analysis or to using the IBM SPSS Statistics graphical user interface. Also recommended for those considering purchasing IBM SPSS Statistics.


You should have: Experience using applications, such as word processors or spreadsheets, in the Microsoft Windows, Macintosh or Linux environment. Experience with IBM SPSS Statistics is not necessary, though a basic understanding of purpose and functions of the software is helpful. No statistical background is necessary.

Course Outline: 
  • Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Reading data
  • Defining Variable Properties
  • Working with the Data Editor
  • Modifying data values: Recode
  • Modifying data values: Compute
  • Summarizing individual variables
  • Describing relationships between variables
  • Selecting cases for analyses
  • Creating and editing charts
  • Working in the Viewer
  • Syntax basics
  • Menus and the Help System
SGD 1100