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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Business Data Analysis

OIM 240

This course introduces fundamental concepts and computations for statistical analysis of business data and real-world problems with an emphasis on understanding and interpreting statistical information, and using it to form sound judgments in business situations. The course covers basic descriptive statistical methods, sampling methodology, how to draw inferences from samples to larger populations and how to make predictions based upon historical relationships between variables. Theoretical background in descriptive and inferential statistical methods will be used support knowledge of the appropriate statistical test to perform in a given situation. The statistical methods that are covered in the course equip the student with the analytic reasoning and quantitative arguments that applies to all areas of business and management.
Course Details

Fall 2021

CPE Class with Moodle
Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
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22574
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Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021