SIT Learn
SIT Learn

Overview

This course is an introduction to data science using the open-source R programming language. It is intended to equip the audience with the ability to visualize and perform basic statistical analysis on their own data and interpret the results thereafter. It introduces R programming and statistical concepts in a practical manner so that the audience can immediately apply these tools for practical data analysis.

Speakers / Trainers

What You’ll Learn

  • Data types and basic programming in R
  • Read in data from different sources including EXCEL, webpages and MySQL databases
  • Data scrubbing and pre-processing
  • Exploratory data analysis and data visualisation
  • Descriptive statistics and correlation analysis
  • Probability distributions and statistical inference in R

Who Should Attend

Professionals from any industry that embraces large data including:

  • Finance
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Logistics
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Construction
 

Prerequisites

  • Diploma/degree or experience in a quantitative field
  • Basic programming knowledge (in any language) is strongly recommended.
 

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the course
  • Complete all programming assignments

Schedule

Date Duration Venue
16 Feb - 9 Mar 2019 4-day SIT@SP, Level 6, SR6A, 510 Dover Drive, Singapore 139660

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $2,140.00 $642.00 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $2,140.00 $642.00 $242.00
Non-Singaporeans $2,140.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible

Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding


In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

 

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

This is a Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) supported course. If you are an NTUC member, you can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year for courses supported under UTAP. Terms and conditions apply.


SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Date 16 Feb 2019 (Sat)
09 Mar 2019 (Sat)

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