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Getting Started with R Course (1 Day)

Date:  Check the latest schedule
  9:15AM - 4:15PM
 $1,080 + gst
Bookings: Please email enquiries@solutionmetrics.com.au or call +61 2 9233 6888

We also offer the course online or in-house

Convenience of training staff at your office. For pricing/info please email:  enquiries@solutionmetrics.com.au  or +61 2 9233 6888

Course Description

Course provides users with the knowledge to get the most out of R. Participants will learn how to use R efficiently & productively for data analysis, graphics & reporting.

Personal computers are provided & course presentations are frequently backed up by practical sessions. Fee includes lunch, refreshments and course materials.

Who will Benefit?

All new & relatively new R users + existing users of R that are interested in the latest functions to improve efficiency. This course has largely been developed with input from customers, through experience in providing technical support, training & consulting. 

Recommended Prerequisites

No experience in R is necessary. The course is not intended as an introductory statistics course. It is recommended that course participants have an elementary knowledge of statistics/data analysis and some familiarity with Windows or Mac.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to R
  • Accessing Help
  • Creating Working Directories for different projects.
  • R Language Objects & Classes
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Manipulation including Stack, Subset & Merge
  • Data Analysis & Graphics
    - Histograms, Box Plots, Bar Charts, Scatter Plots
    - Changing symbols, colours, style of points, axes, range etc
    - Labelling & Identifying Points. Adding Titles etc
    - Multiple Graphs on a single graphsheet.
    - Plotting Subsets of Rows
    - Adding points, lines, legends to existing plots
  • Exporting Graphics
  • Statistical Models in R
    - Linear Regression
    - Non-linear Regression

About the Presenter: Kris Angelovski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics & Master of Statistics degree from UNSW.

Kris has worked with S+ or R for over 18 years & has gained valuable experience from providing technical support, training & consulting.

Kris is currently Director of SolutionMetrics, where he has helped a number of clients across several industries extract valuable knowledge from their data, through statistics, data mining and visualisation.

Kris has developed & facilitated courses for many organisations including CSIRO, ABS, Australia Post, Coca Cola, Aurora Energy and many more. A small selection is listed below.