Vidya School of Business organized a two-day workshop on ‘Introduction to SPSS’ for Students and faculty members on 18th and 19th October, 2019 led by Dr. Rahul Chandra, Joint Director, Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Dr. Chandra emphasized on significance of strong knowledge of data management and analysis in order to carry out a research on market and business analytics.
Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) is a comprehensive and flexible tool for data management and statistical analysis. Its features include descriptive statistics, such as plots, charts, frequencies, measures of central tendency and dispersion etc., as well as sophisticated inferential and multi-variant statistical estimations like Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), factor analysis, cluster analysis, correlation and regression. SPSS is particularly compatible with survey-research. The students were briefed about the various types of data. This was followed by an introduction of SPSS software, Data Analysis and Comparative Tests, Correlation and Regression.