Business Statistics and Analysis Capstone

  • Course StartSelf-paced
  • Course Duration4 weeks
  • Workload3 hours per week
  • Credit OfferedCertificate Available
  • TuitionSubscription

Apply various skills developed across the four courses in the Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization to real life data.

Course Description

Part of the Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization.

The Business Statistics and Analysis Capstone is an opportunity to apply various skills developed across the four courses in the specialization to real life data set. The Capstone, in collaboration with an industry partner uses publicly available ‘Housing Data’ to pose various questions typically a client would pose to a data analyst. Your job is to do the relevant statistical analysis and report your findings in response to the questions in a way that anyone can understand.

Please remember that this is a Capstone, and has a degree of difficulty/ambiguity higher than the previous four courses. The aim being to mimic a real life application as close as possible.


Prerequisites

This course uses the ‘Data Analysis’ tool box which is standard with the Windows version of Microsoft Excel. It is also standard with the 2016 or later Mac version of Excel. However, it is not standard with earlier versions of Excel for Mac.

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Any questions? Please e-mail RiceOnline.rice.edu

Professor Information

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Sharad Borle

Sharad Borle has been a marketing professor with Rice University since 2003. He received an M.S. and Ph.D. in marketing from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from XLRI Institute of Management in India and a B.Tech in electronics engineering from Banaras Hindu University also in India. Prior to his academic career Professor Borle worked in […]

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