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Introduction to IBM SPSS Modeler and Data Science (v18.1.1) SPVC

  • Tuition USD $650 GSA  $556.68
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2006 Ratings
  • Course Code 0E008G-SPVC
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Self Paced
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Introduction to IBM SPSS Modeler and Data Science (v18.1.1) (0A008G)

This IBM Self-Paced Virtual Class (SPVC) includes:
- PDF course guide available to attendee during and after course
- Lab environment where students can work through demonstrations and exercises at their own pace

Contains PDF course guide, as well as a lab environment where students can work through demonstrations and exercises at their own pace.

This course provides the fundamentals of using IBM SPSS Modeler and introduces the participant to data science. The principles and practice of data science are illustrated using the CRISP-DM methodology. The course provides training in the basics of how to import, explore, and prepare data with IBM SPSS Modeler v18.1.1, and introduces the student to modeling.

If you are enrolling in a Self Paced Virtual Classroom or Web Based Training course, before you enroll, please review the Self-Paced Virtual Classes and Web-Based Training Classes on our Terms and Conditions page, as well as the system requirements, to ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements for this course.

Skills Gained

Please refer to course overview

Who Can Benefit

- Business analysts
- Data scientists
- Clients who are new to IBM SPSS Modeler or want to find out more about using it


- It is recommended that you have an understanding of your business data

Course Details

Course Outline

1. Introduction to data science
- List two applications of data science
- Explain the stages in the CRISP-DM methodology
- Describe the skills needed for data science
2. Introduction to IBM SPSS Modeler
- Describe IBM SPSS Modeler's user-interface
- Work with nodes and streams
- Generate nodes from output
- Use SuperNodes
- Execute streams
- Open and save streams
- Use Help
3. Introduction to data science using IBM SPSS Modeler
- Explain the basic framework of a data-science project
- Build a model
- Deploy a model
4. Collecting initial data
- Explain the concepts "data structure", "of analysis", "field storage" and "field measurement level"
- Import Microsoft Excel files
- Import IBM SPSS Statistics files
- Import text files
- Import from databases
- Export data to various formats
5. Understanding the data
- Audit the data
- Check for invalid values
- Take action for invalid values
- Define blanks
6. Setting the of analysis
- Remove duplicate records
- Aggregate records
- Expand a categorical field into a series of flag fields
- Transpose data
7. Integrating data
- Append records from multiple datasets
- Merge fields from multiple datasets
- Sample records
8. Deriving and reclassifying fields
- Use the Control Language for Expression Manipulation (CLEM)
- Derive new fields
- Reclassify field values
9. Identifying relationships
- Examine the relationship between two categorical fields
- Examine the relationship between a categorical field and a continuous field
- Examine the relationship between two continuous fields
10. Introduction to modeling
- List three types of models
- Use a supervised model
- Use a segmentation model

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

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What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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Awesome course. well coordinated and taught. Brett is an excellent instructor.

Class material was clear and well communicated. Virtual setup was easy. Plenty of material was provided ahead of time. Sean was a fantastic instructor.

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course material well organized; Some material and labs out of date. instructor was outstanding and able to work around out of date materials.

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