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Stata Fundamentals (I)

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14-15 June 2015
Sofitel, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, UAE
Econometrics & Statistics
Dr. Samer Kherfi, American University of Sharjah (View profile)
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Timberlake Consultants invite you to attend the following 2-day, introductory course to be held in Dubai, UAE on 14-15 June 2015.

The course will be led by Dr. Samer Kherfi, of the American University of Sharjah, and aims to introduce Stata’s most popular and useful commands and procedures to import, manipulate, transform and manage data as well as to export results into commonly used software. A quick introduction to Stata do-files, log files and also graphics will also be covered. It is ideal for new or beginner level users who want to have a head-start and learn how to use Stata efficiently. The course is hands-on, all participants will be expected to implement several procedures and exercises in Stata.

The course is designed for new or beginner-level users of Stata.


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Learning Ratio

  • 75% practical and 25% theory.

Daily Timetable

(Subject to minor changes):

Registration     09:00-09:20
Session 1     09:30-11:00
Break     11:00-11:15
Session 2     11:15-12:45
Lunch     12:45-13:45
Session 3     13:45-15:15
Break     15:15-15:30
Session 4     15:30-17:00

Day 1

Session 1

  • Introduction to Stata
    • What is Stata?
    • What can you do with Stata?
    • Who uses Stata?
  • Examine Stata’s different windows
    • Command, results, review and variables windows
  • Getting help in Stata
    • How to get help?
    • User-written commands

Session 2

  • Introduction to the Data Editor and basic data functions
  • Introduction to the Graph window
  • Introduction to the do-file editor and its functions

Session 3

  • Define/change a working director
  • Introduction to log files
  • Importing/exporting data
  • Basic variable/data manipulation (format, label, notes)

Session 4

  • Practical session – delegates given a dataset to import to Stata and perform basic variable/data manipulation

Day 2

Session 1

  • Basic data management
    • Generate new variables, rename variables, drop variables, summarize
    • Introduction to the by and if commands
  • Observation subscripts _n and _N

Session 2

  • Data manipulation: append, merge and reshape (wide versus long)

Session 3

  • Introduction to tabulation, summary statistics and graphics
  • Exporting results to Word/Excel

Session 4

  • Practical session – delegates given a dataset to import to Stata and perform data manipulation

Pre-course Reading

Post-course Reading


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This is a beginner’s course to Stata so no prior knowledge of Stata is required. Having knowledge of how a statistical package operates and basic statistics is an advantage.


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Cost (per participant):

Registration type Price
Commercial / Government AED9,000.00
Academic / Non-profit research AED6,000.00
Student registrations AED3,750.00
  • All costs exclude local taxes, where applicable.
  • Student registrations: Attendees must provide proof of full time student status at the time of booking to qualify for student registration rate (valid student ID card or authorised letter of enrolment).
  • Additional discounts are available for multiple registrations.
  • Cost includes course materials, lunch and refreshments.
  • If you need assistance in locating hotel accommodation in the region, please notify us at the time of booking.

The number of delegates is restricted. Please register early to guarantee your place.


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We welcome delegates to find out more and register for the course by contacting our sales and training team either by email: info@timberlake.ae, phone: +971 (0) 55 87 75 140 or by filling out an online registration form.


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Terms & Conditions

For full Training Courses Terms & Conditions please click here.

Payment of course fees required prior to the course start date.

Registration closes 5-calendar days prior to the start of the course.

  • 100% fee returned for cancellations made over 28-calendar days prior to start of the course.
  • 50% fee returned for cancellations made 14-calendar days prior to the start of the course.
  • No fee returned for cancellations made less than 14-calendar days prior to the start of the course.


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