SPSS Training Course

Within a series of training courses organized by Cihan University – Erbil to develop the skills and capabilities of the teaching staff and employees, a training course was organized in statistical analysis using the SPSS program.
The course started on Sunday, 30/5/2021 in one of the laboratories of the Business Administration Department at the university, with the participation of twenty-four teachers and employees from various scientific departments.
This course is held for six days, three hours per day, and aims to familiarize the participants with the importance of statistical methods and to provide them with the necessary skills in statistical analysis.
Dr. Hawkar Qassem Berdaoud, Head of the Business Administration Department, and Dr. Qussay Hameed Al-Salami, one of the department’s teachers, participate in the training course. The participants are trained theoretically and practically on the use of the SPSS program in collecting, entering and analyzing data.
Annually, several scientific courses are held at Cihan University – Erbil for all the teachers and employees of the scientific departments in several fields for the purpose of developing their skills and abilities using modern scientific methods and achieving success in the field of higher education, and in this context this course was opened.

Dr. Hawkar Qasim Birdawod
Dr. Qusay Hameed Al-Salami.

Main goal: Develop participants’ knowledge and skills to use SPSS efficiently.
Detailed goals:
Know the features of SPSS program.
Entering and updating data in SPSS program.
Describe data using tables.
Describe data using various graphs.
Extracting the appropriate statistical indicators.
Apply some statistical methods.
Target group: university students and professors of various disciplines.
Course location: Building 8 – Hall No. 8205.
Time: from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
The program duration and days are shown in the table below.




Sunday 30-05-2021
  • General definitions of statistics
  • Sampling Methods
Monday 31-05-2021
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Statistical Estimation
  • Conclusion and Interpretation
Tuesday 01-06-2021
  • Installing SPSS 
  • The main SPSS screens
Wednesday 02-06-2021
Thursday 03-06-2021 How to view data, variable date & statistical analysis in SPSS
Sunday 06-06-2021
  • Presentation of Data
  • Graphical Presentation
Monday 07-06-2021
  • Analysis of Data
  • Testing Hypothesis
  • Analysis of Variance (ANOVA, Correlation and Regression)
  • Solve practical examples
Tuesday 08-06-2021

Check Also

The Role of Academic Accreditation in Driving Higher Education Institutions: Ranking and Quality

Through external auditing, accreditation plays a critical role in assuring the establishment of excellent education. …