Statistics is the science of designing studies or experiments, collecting data and modeling / analyzing data for the purpose of decision making and scientific discovery when the available information is both limited and variable. Statistics is the science of learning from data.
Almost everyone including corporate management, marketing representative, social scientists, engineers, medical researchers and consumers, deals with data. These data could be in the form of quarterly sales figures, percent increase in crime rate, contamination of water samples, survival rates for patients undergoing medical therapy, census figures, or information that assist to determine which brand of car to purchase.
In this workshop, it will cover discussion on elementary statistical concepts that provide the necessary foundations for more specialized expertise in any area of statistical data analysis. The selected topics illustrate the basic assumptions of most statistical methods and have been demonstrated in research to be necessary components for general understanding of the quatitative nature of reality, focus on the functional aspect of the concepts using SYSTAT.