qntp561 | Graduate

Applied Business Research & Statistics

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This course prepares students to apply statistics and probability concepts to business decisions. Students learn important criterion for developing effective research questions, including the creation of appropriate sampling populations and instruments. Other topics include descriptive statistics, probability concepts, confidence intervals, sampling designs, data collection, and data analysis—including parametric and nonparametric tests of hypothesis and regression analysis.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Data Collection

    • Determine appropriate measurement scales for a given research design.
    • Construct effective questionnaires and surveys.

    Descriptive Statistics and Probability Distributions

    • Compute descriptive statistics for given data sets.
    • Apply probability concepts related to discrete and continuous probability.

    Research and Sampling Designs

    • Formulate effective research questions.
    • Construct confidence intervals for a mean.
    • Apply the central limit theorem to sample means.
    • Construct a research design appropriate to given research questions.

    Research Methods and Business Decisions

    • Apply concepts of probability to business decisions.

    Correlation, Linear Regression, and Multiple Regression Analysis

    • Perform correlation, linear regression, and multiple regression analysis.

    Data Analysis

    • Perform variance and chi-square analyses.
    • Conduct one and two sample tests of hypotheses.
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