Business Research and Statistics (MGMT 900)

2021 Fall
School of Management
Abdullah Daşcı,
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Doctoral, Master
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This course covers a range of topics related to research methodology and statistics relevant to managerial decision making. The emphasis is on using the concepts taught throughout the semester in terms of conducting hands-on data analysis. Topics covered include measurement and sampling, survey construction and validation, basic probability concepts and probability distributions, and statistics concepts such as confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression and time-series forecasting. The successful student will finish this course with an ability to effectively evaluate and act upon statistical reports and data relating to applications in business.


Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
-Apply a survey of probability and statistic to decision making in a business environment. Discuss and use various statistical methodologies
-Apply statistics in many different fields, both business and non-business related.
-Compute statistical analysis of real data using the computer and interpret the results of their analysis.
-Interpret data and discuss graphical and methodological ways to highlight what is going on in the data.
-Summarize relationships in the data using statistical methods.