BMBA 504: Statistics and Decision Tools

This subject is designed to introduce you to the principles and practice of quantitative research, with a focus on hands-on data analysis and modeling. The course covers the fundamentals of the research process, and the statistical analysis and modeling of data, based on real-world business and management situations. The aim is to equip you with tools that will help you to make better, data-based decisions.

  • Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Interpret published work, including news articles, business publications, and academic papers, critically and accurately;
  • Understand the uses and limitations of common tools for analysing quantitative data;
  • Use statistical software (eg, SPSS or MS Excel) to analyse data;
  • Use data to assist in decisions.

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