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IBM Statistics Academy - Getting Data (U4A03G)

Course Description Schedule

Course Overview

This course is part 3 of 7 of the IBM Statistics Academy powered by Arrow Education.

Getting Data is a 1-day course in which participants learn how to handle various types of databases and use web scraping techniques to import data from the internet. It is estimated that up to 80% of the time spent on statistical projects is used for data acquisition and import. We will show how to avoid the “garbage-in-garbage-out” trap and methods of maintaining high quality data throughout the import process.

Who should attend

Data analysts appointed to gathering and importing data


Basic experience with IBM SPSS syntax

Course Objectives

The course will teach several concepts of importing and handling data.

Course Content

  • Importing various data types
  • Data transformation
  • Specifying variables
  • Targeting subsets of data
  • Web scraping
  • Reading data from data bases and further sources
Classroom Training

Duration 1 day

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 725.- €
Digital courseware Dates and Booking

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course. Training date request