Caludtiag, Macud complete Statistical Training in UP Diliman

December 5, 2018News Article Ref No.: NL-ARMM-18-040
PSA participants on the Training on Basic Statistics and Analysis, Use of Computer Software, Information Graphics and Technical Report Writing.

Mr. Nurosalam C. Caludtiag, Assistant Statistician of PSA-ARMM, and Ms. Sohria L. Macud, Assistant Statistician of PSA-Lanao del Sur, completed the ten-day Training on Basic Statistics and Analysis, Use of Computer Software, Information Graphics and Technical Report Writing administered by the School of Statistics, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman last October 15 to 26, 2018 at UP Diliman, Quezon City.

This training was specifically designed for the employees of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) aimed at strengthening their capabilities on basic statistics and other related topics. The participants were introduced to the basic concepts of statistics and its applications during the first week of the training. Prof. Francisco N. Delos Reyes faciliatated the lecture on Basic Concepts of Statistics, while Prof. Manuel Leonard F. Albis and Prof. John Carlo P. Daquis discussed Descriptive Statistics and Inferential Statistics, respectively.

On the final week of the training, the trainers discussed some computer softwares used In data analysis. The session also included information graphics and technical writing for data presentations. Mr. Jan Gil G. Sarmiento introdced the softwares PHStat and Canva for data analysis and presentation, while Mr. George Ringo S. Manapat shared tips on the right form of data management. Moreover, Ms. Kristina Norma B. Cobrador lectured on the correct way of presenting data through technical writing.

Mr. Claire Dennis Mapa, Dean of UP Diliman School of Statistics, officially ended the training with his closing remarks.