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1 day
710 GBP excl. VAT

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Statistical Testing

Do you use or abuse statistical testing? The pharmaceutical industry makes widespread use of statistical tests, from clinical trials through to comparing results when transferring test methods or processes from one site to another. It is essential that the right test is correctly applied to each situation and this pharmaceutical statistics training course will detail some of the common tests and how they should be correctly applied and interpreted. The course will include a wide range of case studies and delegates will have the opportunity to use statistical software to perform tests and interpret the results.

*All of NSF's pharmaceutical training courses can be brought on-site, tailored to your key concerns and delivered at a time that suits you.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Managers wishing to drive quality and other improvements based on an objective analysis of data
Personnel involved in the design, maintenance and operation of quality systems, both at sites and corporately
QPs and other quality professionals supporting regulatory filings and GMP inspection activities

Training Course Content

Statistical Testing with Two Groups
- The use of the t-test and paired t-test to compare two normally distributed groups

Statistical Testing with Three, or more, Groups
- The use of analysis of variance (ANOVA) to compare three, or more, normally distributed groups

Nonparametric Tests
-Tests that can be used when the data is not normally distributed; normality test, mann-whitney, wilcoxon and kruskal-wallis tests

Tests for Categorical Data
-The use of the chi-squared test to determine whether there is a significant difference between the expected frequencies and the observed frequencies in one or more categories

Statistical Power and Sample Size
-The relationship between the sample size and discriminating power; including discussion of the question how big does your sample have to be to give you the answer you need?

Correlation and Outliers
- The use of correlation coefficients and outlier tests


Multiple participant and early bird booking discounts available. Discounts also offered to NHS staff, regulators and charities.

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NSF International, Pharmaceutical Services

The Georgian House, 22/24 West End
YO62 6AF York

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