Basics of Applied Statistics workshop, 8-11 July 2017, Cairo and 18-20 July 2017, Alexandria
Upon the announcement for the workshop “Basics of Applied Statistics” to be held during period 8-11 July 2017, ARCA received 209 applications. Due to the large number of applicants, it was decided to organize two rounds of the workshop instead of one to provide more training opportunities. Initially, 45 applicants were selected to participate on the two rounds, 19 for the first round at Cairo during the period 8-11//7/2017 and 26 for the second round at Alexandria during the period 18-20/7/2017.
During the workshop, participants involved in classroom lectures, computer simulation exercises that offered a set of methods and techniques on how to perform statistical analysis. The Workshop covered the following themes:
- Basic concepts of statistics.
- MINITAB statistical package.
- Measuring and describing your data.
- Measures of correlation.
- Testing assumption of normality.