Research, Data management, Tabulations & Graphics, Statistical Analysis and Inferences using Stata Training - Versed

5 days
Company Training


Course Overview

This five day training course is designed to introduce participants to Stata and its uses for statistical analysis. Held at the Versed Training Facility, this course provides an overview of the software's statistical, graphical, and data management capabilities, and teaches individuals how to change the shape of their data, transforming variables, produce and edit graphic, produce maps, create summary statistics and cross -tabulations. It's ideal for participants with elementary knowledge of Statistics in Agriculture, Economics, Food Security, Education and Nutrition. 

The effective management of data within any organisation has grown in importance in recent years, which is why organisations are constantly seeking professionals who are skilled in data management. Understanding how to use Stata will therefore give you a significant edge over the competition and will ensure that your research is made as time-efficient, reproducible, and safe as possible. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Understand the basics of data cleaning. 
  • Export and import data, and input data into the programme. 
  • Analyse quantitative data using both descriptive and commonly used inferential analysis techniques. 
  • Understand output management 
  • Generate simple and advanced graphics using the programme. 

Certification obtained

Participation Certificate 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course enhances learners' knowledge and skill in a number of careers including: 

  • Medical Researcher 
  • Biostatistician 
  • Economist 
  • Psychologist 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must be reasonably proficient in English. No prior knowledge of Stata is required. 

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this course, students must fill in the relevant individual or company registration form.

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 105,000 KES/1050 USD. This covers: 

  • Tuition 
  • Training Materials
  • Two break refreshments 
  • Lunch 
  • Study Visits

How to Pay
Payments should be transferred to Versed Professional Services Account through the bank 7 days before commencement of training. 

  • All participants will additionally care for their travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
  • Accommodation is arranged upon request. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken at the Versed Training Facility over the course of five days. The course outline is as follows:

Module 1: Introduction to Statistical Concepts
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Common inferential statistics
  • The core functions of inferential statistics
  • Overview of Stata

Module 2: Data Entry, Management and Manipulation Using Stata
  • Defining and labeling data and variables
  • Creating, transforming, recoding variables
  • Generating new variables
  • Data Entry, Exploring, modification.
  • Transferring data to/from Stata
  • Merging and appending Stata data files (e.g. Excel, SPSS )

Module 3: Output management
  • Output Management
  • Tabulating data with Stata

Module 4: Stata Graphics
  • Basics of graphing
  • Customizing graphs
  • Advanced graphing
  • Exporting a Stata graph

Module 5: Quantitative Data Analysis (Inferential Analysis Techniques) Using Stata
  • Statistical Inference
  • Regression analysis
  • Correlation
  • T Test

This training can also be customised for your particular institution upon request. You can have it delivered to your preferred location. 

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