Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization

Ongoing Course | Coursera | Sharad Borle

Begin Date: September 26, 2016

Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization

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.

Course 1
| Sept 26 - Oct 31 | Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel
Course 2
| Oct 31 - Jan 9 | Basic Data Descriptors, Statistical Distribution, & Application to Business Decisions
Course 3
| Jan 9 - Feb 13 | Business Applications of Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Interval Estimation
Course 4
| Feb 13 - Mar 20 | Linear Regression for Business Statistics
Course 5
| Starts Mar 20 | Business Statistics and Analysis Capstone
 

Pricing

Total Price to Enroll: $465 USD $418 USD (10% off)

Includes

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. 

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Prerequisites: No prior experience required.

Certificate Offered: Yes

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Sharad Borle

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.

Teaching Interests: 

-Marketing Research
-Marketing Strategy
-Data Analysis
-Marketing Models
-Bayesian Applications in Marketing

Research Interests: 

-Quantitative models of consumer behavior
-Bayesian econometrics

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