[R] General help - online statistics courses?

Paul Hiemstra paul.hiemstra at knmi.nl
Fri Sep 9 11:30:41 CEST 2011


You could also consider following a statistics course at a university
near you, if you can convince your boss to give you the time. Maybe an
"Introductory Statistics" course is all you need.


On 09/08/2011 04:49 PM, kensuguro wrote:
> I understand this isn't a r specific question.  I'm switching departments to
> work with the analytics team at my company as a "service" side manager to
> better incorporate the analytics process into product design / production. 
> We're an online gaming company.
> As I'm going through tools like R, rapidminer, tableau, I was also thinking
> that I should get some formal training in statistics, since my formal
> background is in media arts - it's quite a jump..  I was wondering if there
> was a single go to place for online courses for statistics.  I've checked
> out statistics.com and have found a bunch of online courses from various
> universities, but it's very difficult to find info about how the courses are
> different from each other, which ones aren't worth it, etc..
> I'd greatly appreciate any advice.  I apologize in advance if asking here
> was inappropriate.
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