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R Training Series

Welcome to the ICPI R Training Series. This course will introduce you to using R to do Data Management, starting with basic and moving to more advanced methods throughout the series. Session One’s videos will provide you with a foundational understanding of R, with a focus on the tidyverse package of functions, and its utility in data management. More sessions will be forth coming throughout the next year.

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  • Self-Paced

About This Course

This course is adapted from the 2018 ICPI R training given at OGAC. The training is designed to build core competencies in data management using the R platform. This course will be rolled out in a series of sessions covering introductory to more advanced methods for data management and analysis using the tidyverse package.

Session 1 covers the following topics:

  1. Introduction to RStudio and R packages
  2. Importing Datasets
  3. Exploring Datasets
  4. Interacting with Datasets
  5. Work Flow Tips in R

Upcoming sessions will cover creation of new variables, piping, joining datasets, automation, data visualization and more.


You will need to have R and RStudio installed on your computer. You can download R for your operating system here and the RStudio interface here. Note you may need to contact your agency’s IT office for download and installation support. The first video of Session 1 will provide some insight on getting started with RStudio and R packages.