Habanero Data Solutions

Introduction to R

Statistical Computing
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3 Day/s
3 Day/s
₦ 235,000
$ 500

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About the course: The introduction to R programming course will help you understand and master the basics of R. The course will cover the basic syntax of R enabling you to undertake your own first data analysis using R. You will learn how to get going in R from the begining, understand file formats, basic R syntax from data objects to functions, graphics. and learn using text editors to write code. You will learn how to read files, use symbols and assignments and iterate simple loops. The course is suitable for complete beginners and no prior R programming knowledge is assumed.

Come enjoy the motivating atmosphere, learning with your peers while you discover the possibilities of the Microsoft Power BI.

Audience: Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Developers, Data Managers, Business Intelligence Analysts, IT Administrators, Data Architect

Recommended Prerequisites:None
Course Schedule:5 Days, 40 Academic Hours

Course Syllabus

Day 1

  • Getting started with R
  • Installing, starting and stopping R
  • The R Console
  • R and statistics
  • R and the window system
  • File Operations and file formats
  • Writing code and text editors
  • Basic R syntax
  • Reading files
  • Symbols and assignment



  • Sequences
  • Simple Loops(iteration)


  • Numeric vectors
  • Special values
  • Numeric summaries


  • Text Processing
  • Regular expressions
  • Search, replace, split, paste

Day 2

Reading Data

  • Data Frames
  • Matrices and data frames and Lists
  • Free-format Input
  • Fixed-Format Input
  • Printing Data and Summaries
  • Plotting Data
  • Data processing


  • Dates
  • Classes and generic functions

Linear Models

  • Fitting a Model
  • Examining a Fit
  • Extracting Results
  • Factors and Covariates
  • Regression Splines

Generalized Linear Models

  • Variance and Link Families
  • Logistic Regression
  • Updating Models
  • Model Selection

Day 3

Data Structures

  • Data structures
  • Subsetting
  • Assigning to subsets

Data Manipluation

  • Apply functions


  • Scatterplots
  • Exporting Graphics
  • Boxplots
  • Histograms
  • Density Plots
  • Text Plots
  • Faceting
  • Common Aesthetics

Our international certified trainers have highly experienced R practitioners who have real-world expertise.

I – Laptops will be provided for all candidates with pre-installed R.

II – Our training venue is based in Lekki, Lagos (Specific venue will be emailed on confirmation of a place on the course).

III – Lunches and refreshments are provided inclusive of the cost. Wi-fi and access to spaces to take private calls are also available.

For more information on our training, please enquire using the form above or call +2348103382376

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    September 19, 2022

    Abuja, Accra, Kigali, Lagos

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