C291_2010_CourseInformation - COMMERCE 291 Applications of...

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COMMERCE 291 – Applications of Statistics in Business – 2010 COURSE INFORMATION OBJECTIVES AND INTRODUCTION The object of this course is to give you an understanding of how Statistics operates in Business and Commerce, and how essential the basic concepts are to modern business practice. You will learn thoroughly the basics of thinking about data, data analysis, statistical inference and model- building. The statistics learned in this course will provide the knowledge necessary for you to apply the main techniques in a wide variety of circumstances and, perhaps more importantly, will enable you to assess the legitimacy and significance of the wide variety of reports that you will come across during your career. WEB VISTA Course administration – announcements, assignments, course notes, and any other teaching materials and information – will be done through Web Vista. Check the website frequently. For website questions contact the course administrator: Clarise Maré ([email protected]). INSTRUCTORS, SECTIONS, DAYS, TIMES, PLACES Commerce 291 has 6 sections; all sections will follow the same schedule of topics, and will have common examinations and assignments. SEC DAYS TIME PLACE INSTRUCTOR (Surname in upper-case) 201 M/W/F 10:00-11:00 HA226 Mr. Hamed HASHEMINIA 202 MW/F 11:00-12:00 HA226 Mr. Greg WERKER 203 M/W/F 12:00- 1:00 HA425 Ms. Ellen FOWLER 204 M/W/F 1:00- 2:00 HA425 Ms. Ellen FOWLER 205 T/Th 2:00- 3:30 HA098 Dr. Jonathan BERKOWITZ (Coordinator) 206 T/Th 3:30- 5:00 HA098 Dr. Jonathan BERKOWITZ (Coordinator) >>> Jonathan BERKOWITZ is the Course Coordinator TUTORIALS Three optional one-hour tutorials will be each week all through the term, beginning in Week 2, in HA 210. They are scheduled for Tuesday 1:00-2:00 pm, Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm, and Friday 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Students from any section are welcome to drop in to any tutorial session. The tutor is Antoine Sauré. ADMINISTRATION Your instructor is the instructor of the section in which you are officially registered. He/she is your contact regarding the course, except for section changes. Make sure you know the number of the section in which you are registered. Discuss any problems, complaints, etc. with your instructor. Instructors cannot authorize section changes, entries or drops. Use the on-line registration system, or contact the Commerce Undergraduate Office. When all else fails, talk to your instructor. All administrative inquiries should be directed to our course administrator, Clarise Maré, at [email protected] . This is a continuation of the system begun in C290 last term. If you need help understanding course material, then it is appropriate to contact your instructor. Every section will elect a Class Liaison Representative once the term begins. If you have
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C291_2010_CourseInformation - COMMERCE 291 Applications of...

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