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    Learning Stata

    Short Courses

    Short Courses at Royal Children's Hospital - Melbourne
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit (CEBU)
    These courses provide a thorough introduction to the use of Stata for data
    analysis, with a focus on health research.

    Stata I: Introduction to Stata
    Dates:
    8 - 9 April 2014
    3 - 4 June 2014
    5 - 6 August 2014
    21 - 22 October 2014
    11 - 12 November 2014

    Go here for more details

    Stata II: Data Management and Analysis
    Dates:
    6 - 7 May 2014
    1 - 2 July 2014
    9 - 10 September 2014
    25 - 26 November 2014

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    Stata Graphics
    Date:
    22 May 2014

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    Advanced Tips & Tricks
    Date:
    7 October 2014

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    For more details and information on other courses at the CEBU see




    Stata NetCourses

    NetCourseNow

    NetCourseNow is a flexible way to do NetCourses. NetCourseNow allows you to Start a NetCourse at anytime and set the pace with which you do the course and you have your own personal NetCourseNow instructor to whom you can email questions about the lectures

    Avaliable NetCourseNow courses:

    NetCourseNow 101: Introduction to Stata    (The cost is $A254 includes GST)
    NetCourseNow 151: Introduction to Stata programming (   The cost is $A357 includes GST)
    NetCourseNow 152: Advanced Stata Programming    (The cost is $A455 includes GST)
    NetCourseNow 461: Introduction to Univariate Time Series with Stata    (The cost is $A773 includes GST)

    NetCourse

    "NetCourse" is different from "Netcourse Now" in that the course starting and finishing times are fixed.

    NetCourse 101 Introduction to Stata
    An introductory, six-week (4 lectures) course that teaches you how to use Stata interactively.
    Through a combination of lectures, example applications, and carefully chosen problems, the course covers the basic commands necessary to be most productive in the Stata environment.
    Must have access to Stata 13 (Licence number to be quoted on order form)

    The course dates: July 11-August 22, 2014

    The cost is $A104 includes GST. Enrol through Survey Design, To Enrol please complete order form. Click here.

    NetCourse 151 Introduction to Stata programming
    An introductory, six-week (4 lectures)course that teaches Stata data-analysis programming to those who have a basic knowledge of how to use Stata interactively. This course is intended for Stata users who wish to learn about key programming topics such as macro processing, program flow of control, using ado-files, programming ado-files, Monte-Carlo simulation and bootstrapped standard errors.
    Must have access to Stata 13 (Licence number to be quoted on order form)

    The course dates: July 11-August 22, 2014

    The cost is $A136 includes GST. Enrol through Survey Design, To Enrol please complete the order form. Click here.

    NetCourse 152 Advanced Stata programming
    An advanced, seven-week course (5 lectures)that teaches how to add new commands to Stata to those who understand the basics of Stata programming.This course covers advanced issues of programming in the Stata language. Focusing on writing commands for general use.
    Must have access to Stata 13 (Licence number to be quoted on order form)

    The course dates: October 10-November 28, 2014

    The cost is $A164 includes GST. Enrol through Survey Design, To Enrol please complete the order form. Click here.

    NetCourse 461 Introduction to Univariate Time Series Using Stata
    The course will appeal to a broad range of users, including economists, forecasters, business analysts, and anyone who encounters time-series data.

    The course is organized like our other NetCourses. There will be a lecture posted to the course web site each Friday, along with a set of questions that review the material. Answers to the questions will be posted a week later. Students will also have access to a discussion board where they can post questions and interact with the course leader and other students.

    The course consists of five lectures and covers topics such as using time-series data in Stata, moving averages and exponential smoothers, ARMA processes, the autocorrelation and partial autocorrelation functions, ARIMA and ARMAX models, regression analysis, unit roots, and ARCH models. The optional fifth lecture introduces Stata's multivariate time-series features.

    Must have access to Stata 13(Licence number to be quoted on order form)
    The course dates: October 10-November 28, 2014

    The cost is $A321 includes GST. Enrol through Survey Design, To Enrol please complete the order form. Click here.

    NetCourse 631 Introduction to Survival Analysis Using Stata
    Written for everyone who uses Stata, whether health researchers or social scientists and anyone who encounters Survival Analysis.

    The course is organized like our other NetCourses. There will be a lecture posted to the course web site each Friday, along with a set of questions that review the material. Answers to the questions will be posted a week later. Students will also have access to a discussion board where they can post questions and interact with the course leader and other students.

    Learn how to effectively analyze survival data using Stata. We cover censoring, truncation, hazard rates, and survival functions. Topics include data preparation, descriptive statistics, life tables, Kaplan–Meier curves, and semiparametric (Cox) regression and parametric regression. Discover how to set the survival-time characteristics of your dataset just once then apply any of Stata's many estimators and statistics to that data.

    Must have access to Stata 13(Licence number to be quoted on order form)
    The course dates: June 13-August 1, 2014

    The cost is $A321 includes GST. Enrol through Survey Design, To Enrol please complete the order form. Click here.




    Introduction to Stata and Stata Data Management Training
    For training at your organization please contact Survey Design and Analysis Services Ph. (03)9878 7373
    or email sales@survey-design.com.au




    Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University

    Survival Analysis with Stata
    Instructor:   A/Prof Rory Wolfe
    Date: 2 September 2014
    Location: The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

    For more information:
    Click here





    Intermediate course - Instructor:  Jo Dipnall
    Data Analysis using Stata
    Date: Monday 30 June 2014 - Friday 4 July 2014
    Location: University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

    For more information:
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    Intermediate course - Instructor:  Jo Dipnall
    Applied Multivariate Analysis using Stata
    Date: Monday 7 July 2014 - Friday 11 July 2014
    Location: University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

    For more information:
    Click here


    Survey Design will offer a discount for the participants of the MEAFA course on some Stata products:
    20% off a new single user licence with PDF documentation only for: Stata/IC 13, Stata/SE 13 and Stata/MP2 13
    (One single user software purchase per participant and does not include GradPlan)

    Up to 20% off Stata press books (Australian delivery address only, others inquire).

    Participants have 50 days after the conclusion of the course to purchase discounted material.

    For questions about this discount contact Survey Design & Analysis Services P/L




    Getting Started with Stata - Darwin

    Instructors:
    Jiunn-Yih Su, Epidemiologist for the DoH
    Linda Ward, Menzies Stats Team
    Mark Chatfield, Menzies Stats Team
    Tegan Harris, Menzies Data Management Team

    Date: 19th & 20th June 2014
    Location: Charles Darwin University - Darwin

    Topics to be covered:
    Introduction to the Stata environment
    Using the menus & writing syntax
    Getting data into Stata
    Basic data management/manipulation in Stata
    Labelling data
    Deriving new variables
    Working with dates
    Combining datasets
    Restricting analysis to a subset of the data
    Describing data values
    A descriptive look at the relation between two factors
    Basic graphs
    Taking results out of Stata
    Using do-files & log files for reproducibility and transparency
    Accessing Stata help

    For more information:
    Click here


    Survey Design will offer a discount for the participants of the course on some Stata products:
    20% off a new single user licence only for: Stata/IC 13, Stata/SE 13 and Stata/MP2 13
    (One single user software purchase per participant. No discounts for GradPlan)

    Up to 20% off Stata press books (Australian delivery address only, others inquire).

    Participants have 50 days after the conclusion of the course to purchase discounted material.

    For questions about this discount contact Survey Design & Analysis Services P/L