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IBM SPSS Statistics Essentials (V25) SPVC

  • Tuition USD $650 GSA  $556.68
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3653 Ratings
  • Course Code 0K53AG-SPVC
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Self Paced

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 guides students through the fundamentals of using IBM SPSS Statistics for typical data analysis process. Students will learn the basics of reading data, data definition, data modification, and data analysis and presentation of analytical results. Students will also see how easy it is to get data into IBM SPSS Statistics so that they can focus on analyzing the information. In addition to the fundamentals, students will learn shortcuts that will help them save time. This course uses the IBM SPSS Statistics Base features.

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

  • Overview of IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Read data and define metadata
  • Transform variables
  • Use functions to compute variables
  • Set the unit of analysis
  • Merge data files
  • Select cases for analyses
  • Summarize individual variables
  • Describe relationships between variables
  • Create presentation-ready tables with Custom Tables
  • Customize pivot tables
  • Create and customize charts
  • Work with syntax
  • Control the IBM SPSS Statistics environment

Who Can Benefit

- Anyone with little or no experience in using IBM SPSS Statistics.
- Anyone who is new to using a statistical package for data analysis.
- Anyone who is considering purchasing IBM SPSS Statistics.


- 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 Details

Course Outline

Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics
- Review basic concepts in IBM SPSS Statistics
- Identify the steps in the research process
- Review basic analyses
- Use Help

Read data and define metadata
- Overview of data sources
- Read data from databases
- Read data from Microsoft Excel
- Define variable properties

Transform variables
- Compute new variables
- Recode values of nominal, ordinal, and scale variables
- Create a numeric variable from a string variable
- Explore advanced variable transformations

Use functions to compute variables
- Use statistical functions
- Use logical functions
- Use missing value functions
- Use conversion functions
- Use system variables
- Use the Data and Time Wizard

Set the unit of analysis
- Remove duplicate cases
- Create aggregated datasets
- Restructure datasets

Merge data files
- Add cases from one dataset to another
- Add variables from one dataset to another
- Enrich a dataset with aggregated information

Select cases for analyses
- Select case for an analysis
- Run analyses for subgroups

Summarize individual variables
- Define levels of measurement
- Summarizing categorical variables with Frequencies
- Summarizing scale variables with Frequencies and Descriptives

Describe relationship between variables
- Select the appropriate procedure to summarize the relationship between two variables
- Summarize the relationship between categorical variables with Crosstabs
- Summarize the relationship between a scale and a categorical variable with Means

Create presentation-ready tables with Custom Tables
- Identify table layouts
- Create tables for variables with shared categorical
- Create tables for variables that represent a multiple response question

Customize pivot tables
- Perform Automated Output Modification
- Customize pivot tables in the Pivot Table Editor
- Use table templates
- Export pivot tables to other applications

Create and customize charts
- Use the Chart Builder to create various types of graphs
- Customize charts in the Chart Editor
- Use chart templates
- Export pivot tables to other applications

Work with syntax
- Use syntax to automate analyses
- Use the Syntax Editor environment
- Create and edit syntax
- Run syntax

Control the IBM SPSS Statistics environment
- Describe the features of the Options dialog box
- Reset the display of variables
- Set the default working data folders

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.

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