Statistics Level 2 Training Course

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Duration Duration

28 hours (usually 4 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

The delegates should have completed Statistics Level 1 course or have equivalent work experience.

Overview Overview

This training course covers advanced statistics. It explains most of the tools commonly used in research, analysis and forecasting. It provides short explanations of the theory behind the formulas.

This course does not relate to any specific field of knowledge, but can be tailored if all the delegates have the same background and goals.

Some basic computer tools are used during this course (notably Excel and OpenOffice)

Course Outline Course Outline

Describing Bivariate Data

  • Introduction to Bivariate Data
  • Values of the Pearson Correlation
  • Guessing Correlations Simulation
  • Properties of Pearson's r
  • Computing Pearson's r
  • Restriction of Range Demo
  • Variance Sum Law II
  • Exercises


  • Introduction
  • Basic Concepts
  • Conditional Probability Demo
  • Gamblers Fallacy Simulation
  • Birthday Demonstration
  • Binomial Distribution
  • Binomial Demonstration
  • Base Rates
  • Bayes' Theorem Demonstration
  • Monty Hall Problem Demonstration
  • Exercises

Normal Distributions

  • Introduction
  • History
  • Areas of Normal Distributions
  • Varieties of Normal Distribution Demo
  • Standard Normal
  • Normal Approximation to the Binomial
  • Normal Approximation Demo
  • Exercises

Sampling Distributions

  • Introduction
  • Basic Demo
  • Sample Size Demo
  • Central Limit Theorem Demo
  • Sampling Distribution of the Mean
  • Sampling Distribution of Difference Between Means
  • Sampling Distribution of Pearson's r
  • Sampling Distribution of a Proportion
  • Exercises


  • Introduction
  • Degrees of Freedom
  • Characteristics of Estimators
  • Bias and Variability Simulation
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Exercises

Logic of Hypothesis Testing

  • Introduction
  • Significance Testing
  • Type I and Type II Errors
  • One- and Two-Tailed Tests
  • Interpreting Significant Results
  • Interpreting Non-Significant Results
  • Steps in Hypothesis Testing
  • Significance Testing and Confidence Intervals
  • Misconceptions
  • Exercises

Testing Means

  • Single Mean
  • t Distribution Demo
  • Difference between Two Means (Independent Groups)
  • Robustness Simulation
  • All Pairwise Comparisons Among Means
  • Specific Comparisons
  • Difference between Two Means (Correlated Pairs)
  • Correlated t Simulation
  • Specific Comparisons (Correlated Observations)
  • Pairwise Comparisons (Correlated Observations)
  • Exercises


  • Introduction
  • Factors Affecting Power
  • Why power matters
  • Exercises


  • Introduction to Simple Linear Regression
  • Linear Fit Demo
  • Partitioning Sums of Squares
  • Standard Error of the Estimate
  • Prediction Line Demo
  • Inferential Statistics for b and r
  • Exercises


  • Introduction
  • ANOVA Designs
  • One-Factor ANOVA (Between-Subjects)
  • One-Way Demo
  • Multi-Factor ANOVA (Between-Subjects)
  • Unequal Sample Sizes
  • Tests Supplementing ANOVA
  • Within-Subjects ANOVA
  • Power of Within-Subjects Designs Demo
  • Exercises

Chi Square

  • Chi Square Distribution
  • One-Way Tables
  • Testing Distributions Demo
  • Contingency Tables
  • 2 x 2 Table Simulation
  • Exercises

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From £4150
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From £3550
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 £4150 £3550
2 £2585 £2270
3 £2063 £1843
4 £1803 £1630
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