Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization
Begin Date: September 26, 2016
About this Specialization
The Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization is designed to equip you with a basic understanding of business data analysis tools and techniques. You’ll master essential spreadsheet functions, build descriptive business data measures, and develop your aptitude for data modeling. You’ll also explore basic probability concepts, including measuring and modeling uncertainty, and you’ll use various data distributions, along with the Linear Regression Model, to analyze and inform business decisions. The Specialization culminates with a Capstone Project in which you’ll apply the skills and knowledge you’ve gained to an actual business problem.
To successfully complete all course assignments, students must have access to a Windows version of Microsoft Excel 2010 or later.
| Sept 26 - Oct 31 | Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel
| Oct 31 - Jan 9 | Basic Data Descriptors, Statistical Distribution, & Application to Business Decisions
| Jan 9 - Feb 13 | Business Applications of Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Interval Estimation
| Feb 13 - Mar 20 | Linear Regression for Business Statistics
| Starts Mar 20 | Business Statistics and Analysis Capstone
Total Price to Enroll: $465 USD $418 USD (10% off)
1 Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel - $79 USD
2 Basic Data Descriptors, Statistical Distribution, & Application to Business Decisions - $79 USD
3 Business Applications of Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Interval Estimation - $79 USD
4 Linear Regression for Business Statistics - $79 USD
5 Business Statistics and Analysis Capstone - $79 USD
Pre-pay, purchase all courses in a bundle and save 10%, or purchase each course individually, whenever you are ready.
Prerequisites: No prior experience required.
Certificate Offered: Yes
Associate Professor of Marketing
Jones School of Business at Rice University
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 India in the Department for International Development, Suzuki Motor Corporation and Network Limited.
-Bayesian Applications in Marketing
-Quantitative models of consumer behavior