Department of Statistics offers training programs on statistical methodologies and techniques focusing on,

Industry personnel interested in learning new statistical methodologies to identify patterns in their customer databases to aid decision making,

  • Researchers struggling with a data set for a long time, to discover a new path for better interpretation of their data,
  • University academics who want to refine their statistical model building skills,
  • Individuals who are interested in progressing their data analysis skills to an advanced level.

Through these courses, the successful candidates will develop their statistical thinking and their ability to apply statistical tools in order to solve real world problems. For further information regarding these courses please contact:

+94 11 2 590111 or consultant@stat.cmb.ac.lk

Introduction to Data Science and its Applications

Course Outline

  • Introduction to data science
  • Case studies on Statistical Modeling/ Predictive Analysis, Regression Analysis, Classification, Clustering, Text mining, Data Visualization
  • Demos and Labs on RStudio, Python, Hadoop, Map Reduce, HDFS, Spark, d3.js and ML using datasets

Next Program: 10th of December 2015 

Deadline for Applications: Register for the course on or before 1st of December, 2015
[Registration closed]

Basic Data Analysis Using SPSS

Course Outline

  • Introduction to SPSS for Windows, version 20
  • Data Management
  • Descriptive Analysis
  • Probability Distributions
  • Surveys and Sampling Methods
  • Statistical Inference
  • Relationships among Variables

Next Program: 5th , 12st  and 19th of July, 2015

Deadline for Applications: Register  for the course on or before 26th of June, 2015

Basic Data Analysis Using R

Course Outline

  • Introduction to R
  • Data Management
  • Descriptive Analysis
  • Writing Functions in R
  • Probability Distributions
  • Statistical Inference
  • Relationships among Variables
  • Non-Parametric Statistics

Next Program: 7th, 8th and 9th of February, 2017

Deadline for Applications: Register  for the course on or before 3rd of February, 2017

Advanced Data Analysis Using SPSS

Course Outline

  • Designs of Experiments
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Survival Analysis
  • Time Series Models
  • Quality Control

Next Program: Please Inquire for course dates

Advanced Data Analysis Using R

Course Outline

  • Relationship among variables part II
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Survival Analysis
  • Monte Carlo Simulations
  • Time Series Models
  • Quality Control
  • Case Studies

Next Program: Please Inquire for course dates

Customized Training Programs

Department will design unique training programs especially for the customers’ requirements. The concept of commencing customized training programs was initiated in early 2014 and we are delighted to mention that we have already conduct two customized training programs during last year.

Program 01: Training the Trainers on Statistical Data Analysis

This program focused on the practice of statistics as a tool for identifying and analyzing patterns and trends of data/information related to the Sri Lanka Police Department.

Participants: Police Officers of the Sri Lanka Police Department

Financial Supporter: The Asia Foundation

Program 02: Statistical Data Analysis

This program focused on the practice of statistics as a tool for identifying and analyzing Experimental Data.

Participants: Researchers at Industrial Technology Institute

Financial Supporter: Industrial Technology Institute

For further information on organizing a customized training program specially for your requirements please contact:

Tel: +94 11 2 590111

Email: consultant@stat.cmb.ac.lk