Workshops

  • Sep 26

    R Programming

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

    This hands-on, intermediate R course will guide users through a variety of programming functions in the open-source statistical software program, R.  This workshop covers blocks, loops, program flow, functions,S3 classes and methods, and debugging in R. This workshop is intended for those already comfortable with using R for data analysis who wish to move on to writing their own functions. Prerequisite: basic familiarity with R, such as acquired from an introductory R workshop.

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Oct 03

    Introduction to SAS

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

    Get an introduction to SAS, one of the more frequently used statistical packages in business. With hands-on exercises, explore SAS's many features and learn how to import and manage datasets and and run basic statistical analyses. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with little or no experience with SAS.

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Oct 10

    Introduction to Stata

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

    This class will provide a hands-on introduction to Stata. You will learn how to navigate Stata’s graphical user interface, create log files, and import data from a variety of software packages.  We will also share tips for getting started with Stata including the creation and organization of do-files, examining descriptive statistics, and managing data and value labels. This workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no experience using Stata software.

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Oct 17

    Data Management in Stata

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

    This class will introduce common data management techniques in Stata.  Topics covered include basic data manipulation commands such as: recoding variables, creating new variables, working with missing data, and generating variables based on complex selection criteria.  Participants will be introduced to strategies for merging datasets (adding both variables and observations), and collapsing datasets. This workshop is intended for users who have an introductory level of knowledge of Stata software.

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Oct 24

    Regression and Graphing in Stata

    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

    This hands-on class will provide a comprehensive introduction to graphics in Stata.  Topics for the class include graphing principles, descriptive graphs, linear regression, factor variables, and post-estimation graphs.  This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Prerequisite: a general familiarity with Stata (such as taking the Introduction to Stata workshop).

    This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Oct 24

    Introduction to Python

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

    Have you always wanted to learn a programming language, but not sure how to get started? This workshop teaches the basic grammar of the python programming language, a powerful but easy to use tool for getting more out of your computer.  Little to no knowledge of python or programming is assumed.  Instructor: Kareem Carr

    Click here to sign up!