DSCI 810. Statistics and Decision Tools. 3 Hours.
This course covers basic statistical tools for solving problems in organizations. The principal objectives of the course are to learn a strategy to solve organizational problems, to learn some data gathering and data analysis techniques, to learn how to interpret data and understand variation in data, and to learn how to reduce variation in organizational processes and output. Course content includes data gathering and problem analysis tools, probability distributions and features of distributions (means, standard deviations, Normal distribution, and Binomial distribution), stratification analysis, Pareto analysis, correlation, confidence intervals, simple hypothesis testing, linear regression, and analysis of variance. This course is open only to students in the full-time MBA program. LEC.