Syllabus - Desautels Faculty of Management Business...

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Desautels Faculty of Management Business Statistics MGCR 271 Updated May, 2010 Summer 2010 Course Outline Section Class Time Location 061 Tuesday/Thursday 6:05-9:00 pm Bronfman 422 Instructor: Ramnath Vaidyanathan Office: Bronfman 531 Phone: (514) 398-1457 Office Hours: By Appointment Email: ramnath.vaidyanathan@mcgill.ca *Please do NOT email me through WebCT email system. I do not check my WebCT emails regularly. Secretary: Gina Ceolin Office: Bronfman 506 Phone: (514) 398-4000, local 00963 Email: gina.ceolin@mcgill.ca Academic Integrity: McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore, all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offenses under the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (see www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more information). L'université McGill attache une haute importance à l’honnêteté académique. Il incombe par conséquent à tous les étudiants de comprendre ce que l'on entend par tricherie, plagiat et autres infractions académiques, ainsi que les conséquences que peuvent avoir de telles actions, selon le Code de conduite de l'étudiant et des procédures disciplinaires (pour de plus amples renseignements, veuillez consulter le site http://www.mcgill.ca/integrity/ ). Page 1 of 9
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Course Description: The objective of this course is to provide students with the understanding and the experience of using data for decision-making in a management setting. Statistics has become an essential tool of modern management practice and this course will emphasize the application of statistical techniques for business decision-making. The focus will be on data collection and interpretation, and on applying the concepts of statistical inference. The statistical techniques that you will learn in this course will be applicable to a variety of management areas throughout your program but most importantly they will provide you with the tools to assess the validity and significance of many of the reports that will be presented to you during your studies and career. PLEASE NOTE: In the event of extraordinary circumstances beyond the University’s control, the content and/or evaluation scheme in this course is subject to change. Course Prerequisite: Math 122 and 123 (or their equivalent) Course Textbook: The Practice of Business Statistics: Using Data for Decisions, 2 nd edition, 2009 by Moore D. S., McCabe the student version of the Minitab statistical software package will be shrink wrapped with all new copies of the text. Course Materials: This course does not have a course package. Copies of last year's midterm and final examinations will be posted on WebCT along with their solutions; the course outline and a copy of the statistical tables that will be provided on examinations can also be found on WebCT. In addition, the three course assignments (and their solutions) will also be posted on WebCT. Instructors will also make limited versions of their class
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