Course Description

Course Name

Business Statistics

Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description
This course provides a comprehensive review of why and how we use basic mathematical and statistical methods and stresses their practical applications. The course will teach the students basic analytical skills and shows typical problems that arise in business.The course includes practical, analytical and theoretical sections. The course focuses on statistical analysis of data starting with descriptive statistics, and introduces concepts as sampling, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, probabilities, etc. Thus, solid basis is built for immediate practical implementation and as well for more profound studies of quantitative analysis and formal manipulation with business data.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
–Understand the meaning and use of statistical terms used in business statistics;
–Understand the nature of the data;
–Present and interpret data in tables and charts;
–Understand and apply descriptive statistical measures to business situations;
–Understand and apply probability distributions to model different types of business processes;
–Understand and apply statistical estimation and hypothesis testing;
–Understand and apply simple linear regression analysis;
–Use computer spreadsheet software to perform statistical analysis on data.

*Course content subject to change