EGMT 571: Managerial Statistics I

Professor Richard Grandrino Instructor: Richard Grandrino

Description: Statistics is the major research tool of almost all disciplines. Statistics provides students with capabilities and skills necessary to analyze and understand data. Managerial Statistics I provides a "hands-on" approach to solving statistical problems by emphasizing theory and application.
This course is an elementary statistics course and focuses on basic skills and understanding of fundamental statistics that includes; the concept of probability, continuous and discrete probability distributions, and data sampling theory. Stats I elaborates on a "hands-on/application" approach.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
* Understand basic probability and statistical concepts
* Apply these concepts to solve statistics problems
* Understand discrete and continuous probability distributions
* Understand how to generate and interpret graphical data using histograms, scaterplots, boxplots, etc.
* Use SPSS software to solve statistical problems

Prerequisites: NONE

Required Text:

  • Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, 8th ed. by Jay L. Devore. ISBN-13: 9780538733526.

Required Software:

Scheduled: Winter and Summer

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