Professional Education & Training

Recent Courses

16th In Service Statistics Training - Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Finance Planning and Development, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Objectives

  • To enable participants to develop their capabilities in theory and application in statistics, survey research and design, data management, economics, demography and computers and their use.
  • Upon completion, participants would be prepared to read for an undergraduate degree in a social science discipline.

Target Group

Technical Staff - Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Development of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Year/Period

September - November, 2001

Lead Facilitator

Dr Godfrey St. Bernard

Topics Covered

  • The Nature and Scope of Research: Data Collection:
  • Censuses and Surveys: Data Structure and Management:
  • Statistics, Information and the Law: Data Processing:
  • Panel Discussion:
    1. Statistics in Everyday Life
    2. Statistics in the Public Sector
  • Data Processing: Survey Sampling: Survey Design
  • The Nature and Scope of Statistics: Introduction to IMPS
  • Introduction to SPSS: Elementary Time Series Analysis
  • Economics: Demography: Work Shops on the following
  • IMPS, SPSS, Microsoft ACCESS, Microsoft EXCEL, and Demography

Course Fee