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    Pepperdine University
   
 
  Nov 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog

DESC 471 Statistical Methods for Business (4)


This course provides the student with the data analysis skills necessary to make business management decisions and conduct research. Specific topical areas include descriptive and inferential statistics, such as data organization, measures of central tendency and dispersion, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, and parametric and non-parametric testing. Also covered are applied statistical topics such as decision analysis and forecasting (using simple and multiple regression). This course relies heavily on the use of Excel® and related software packages.