Data Analysis with R

Who is this course for?

R is a popular open source language for data analysis.  This course is aimed at people who would like to start using R for their data analysis tasks.

Learning Objectives

After the course, attendees will be able to use R data analysis projects; to load, clean, tidy, visualise and transform datasets and generate reports using R.

Course Length – 2 days

Course Content

The course will teach “modern” R with an emphasis on using the tidyverse, a collection of R packages designed for data analysis.

The course will cover:

  • The tidyverse packages, and in particular dplyr for transforming data and ggplot2 for visualising data
  • Import data from text/CSV files, Excel spreadsheets and databases
  • Import data from APIs
  • Clean data e.g. handle missing values
  • Visualise data – build charts with ggplot2
  • Transform data to gain insight and calculate results – filter, group, sort and calculate
  • Export data to CSV, Excel and databases
  • Build reports
  • Use R on a cloud notebook service such as Azure notebooks
  • Build predictive models
  • Text analysis
  • Incorporate R with Power BI

Pre-requisites

None.  This is an introduction to R for beginners.