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Course Overview

An introductory SPSS class for beginners. If you have never touched SPSS before, or if it has been years since you have, we can get you started with our hands-on step-by-step SPSS course.

This 4-part program starts with the very basics of importing and formatting data, and concludes with conducting and reading crosstabs with significance testing. Optional modules for CHAID, regression, Factor analysis and Cluster analysis.


1. All students must have an SPSS license. Version 21 or higher preferred.

2. Existing familiarity with descriptive statistics and crosstabs required. This course does not teach basic statistics, it is a hands-on course in using SPSS.  To learn basic data analysis concepts, please see Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis. No previous SPSS experience required.

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Enter and Import Data
  • Recode Variables
  • Produce Frequencies
  • Produce Crosstabs
  • Clean Data
  • Weight Data

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Analyzing Survey Data Using SPSS: 101

    • Getting Ready to Rock!

    • Access Your Live Sessions Here

    • [Important] SPSS Data File Download

  • 2

    Getting Started with SPSS

    • Lesson Plan

    • Getting Started with SPSS [Lecture]

    • Getting Started with SPSS [Slide Viewer]

    • Getting Started with SPSS [Slide File Download]

    • What Tests Should I Be Running? [Downloadable Job Aid]

    • Part 1 Quiz: Getting Started with SPSS

  • 3

    Descriptives, t-tests, ANOVA

    • Lesson Plan

    • Descriptives, t-tests, ANOVA [Lecture]

    • Descriptives, t-tests, ANOVA [Slide Viewer]

    • Descriptives, t-tests, ANOVA [Slide File Download]

    • Part 2 Quiz: Descriptives, T-tests, ANOVA

  • 4

    Creating Crosstabs in SPSS

    • Lesson Plan

    • Creating Crosstabs in SPSS Part A [Lecture]

    • Creating Crosstabs in SPSS Part B [Lecture]

    • Creating Crosstabs in SPSS [Slide Viewer]

    • Creating Crosstabs in SPSS [Slide File Download]

    • Part 3 Quiz: Creating Crosstabs in SPSS

  • 5

    Weighting, Data Cleaning & Final Tips

    • Lesson Plan

    • Weighting, Data Cleaning & Final Tips [Lecture]

    • Weighting, Data Cleaning & Final Tips [Slide Viewer]

    • Weighting, Data Cleaning & Final Tips [Slide File Download]

  • 6

    Bonus Resources

    • Recommended Reading & Viewing

  • 7


    • Your Rockstar Status Awaits: Final Assessment

  • 8

    Our Short Feedback Survey

    • Your candid feedback helps us improve

Meet Your Instructor

Julie Worwa

Lead Instructor, Principal, JMW Research

Julie Worwa is the sole proprietor at JMW Research, an independent market research consultancy. Julie successfully designs and executes goal-oriented market research programs designed to meet clients’ business objectives. She builds strong relationships with clients, communicating depth of expertise and results in clear, concise, and actionable reports and demonstrations. Julie has personally completed 500+ primary research projects, with deep expertise in consumer behavior, customer satisfaction, market segmentation, needs discovery, and product concept testing.

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