Sobre o conteúdo
This course introduces core areas of statistics that will be useful in business and for several MBA modules. It covers a variety of ways to present data, probability, and statistical estimation. You can test your understanding as you progress, while more advanced content is available if you want to push yourself. This course forms part of a specialisation from the University of London designed to help you develop and build the essential business, academic, and cultural skills necessary to succeed in international business, or in further study. If completed successfully, your certificate from this specialisation can also be used as part of the application process for the University of London Global MBA programme, particularly for early career applicants. If you would like more information about the Global MBA, please visit https://mba.london.ac.uk/. This course is endorsed by CMI
Programa de estudos
- Week 1 - Using Graphs to Describe Data
In our study of statistics, we learn many methods to help us summarize, analyze, and interpret data with the aim of making informed decisions in an uncertain environment. In this first week we introduce tables and graphs that help us get a handle of data. The...
- Week 2 - Using Measures to Describe Data
This week we will describe and summarize the information in the data using numerical values or measures that are able to summarise information. This is a crucial extension to the analysis of the previous week. While graphs are informative it is usually crucial...
- Week 3 - Probability and Probability Distributions
Probability theory is a young arrival in mathematics- and probability applied to practice is almost non-existent as a discipline. We should all understand probability, and this lecture will help you to do that. It’s important for you to understand first that t...
- Week 4 - Statistical Estimation
For statistical analysis to work properly, it’s essential to have a proper sample, drawn from a population of items of interest that have measured characteristics. This week, we will cover statistical estimation, sampling distribution of the mean, point estima...
Professor of Finance and Econometrics
King's College London
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