This course introduces a potential and new users of Stata to the world of a very powerful statistical software. It is designed for practitioners from various institutions (public and private) as well as faculty and students. The approach taken in this class follows the learning process that would allow students to start developing the knowledge and skills necessary to implement Stata in their own data management as well as statistical and econometrics needs. The comprehensive understanding of principles of Stata by learning through interactive classroom experience is a core of this short course. Learning Stata by doing Stata exercises with the real data from public domain allows students to discover the benefits of Stata. After this short course, the participants should be comfortable to start working on their own project(s) using Stata.