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RSS Professional Development

  • Our training courses aim to meet the needs of both statisticians and users of statistics.
  • Our presenters are all experienced both in their field of expertise and as trainers.
  • All courses are subject to a quality approval process, so you can be assured they offer value for money.
  • The courses are presented in an enjoyable setting at the Royal Statistical Society in London.
  • Course fees: Special rates apply for members of the RSS. Book early to take advantage of Early Bird discounts.

Next course

Advanced Programming in R

presented by Colin Gillespie
Date: Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 December 2014

This is a two day intensive course on advanced aspects of R programming. This workshop is primarily aimed at R users who do not have a formal background in computing. The course will be a mixture of lectures and computer practicals and will cover conditional programming structures, functional programming, S3 and S4 objects.

Detailed course information and registration form

Multilevel Modelling

presented by Harvey Goldstein and George Leckie
Date: Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 December 2014

This course is designed to give participants an introduction to the theory and application of multilevel models. The course will be based around theoretical sessions followed by “hands on” practical sessions illustrating the theoretical concepts. The hands on sessions will use the MLwiN software package.

Detailed course information and registration form

Presenting Data

presented by Ed Swires-Hennessy
Date: Thursday 15 January 2015

This one day course is the foundation to all presentations of statistical information. The basic principles of presenting information in tables, charts, maps and text are explained. These are illustrated and then reinforced through practical exercises.

Detailed course information and registration form

Consultancy Skills

presented by Roland Caulcutt and Julie Bullen
Date: Wednesday 25 February 2015

A highly participative workshop for statisticians who wish to improve their ability to help non-statistical clients.  Discussions and interactive exercises will allow participants to explore the non-statistical issues that can undermine effective consultancy

Detailed course information and registration form

Other courses are in development and will be publicised when dates are fixed.  For more details or to register your interest in a course, email RSS Professional Development.

We can also arrange for commissioned training courses to be delivered in-house at competitive rates.

Information about courses we have run previously is available in our Course  Archive.

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