Statistics for Executive Management

Course #GE3040

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


GE3040 is an introduction to the science and art of converting data into information for managerial and policy analysis. This course focuses on the descriptive and inferential statistical concepts useful for conducting managerial and policy analysis. Topics include measurement scales, descriptive statistics for quantitative and qualitative data, basic probability concepts and the Normal Distribution, sampling theory, sampling distributions, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation analysis, and trend analysis. The course will draw examples from the application of statistics to problems across the subfields of Management, including Managerial Strategy, Economics, Finance, Budgeting, Logistics Management, Human Resource Management, Managerial Accounting, and Acquisitions. Excel statistical tools will be utilized for data analysis and presentation.

Included in degrees & certificates

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  • Open to EMBA students
  • or by consent of instructor.
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

  •  18 Dec 2023 – 05 Jan 2024

    Winter break

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