Business_Statistics_HY2011

Business_Statistics_HY2011 - Examinations : One midterm...

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Business Statistics (Summer Session, 2011) Instructor: Dr. Jong-Min Kim Professor of Statistics, University of Minnesota-Morris E-mail: jongmink@morris.umn.edu or kjonomi@hotmail.com Phone #: 011-9061-3605 Course website: http://cda.mrs.umn.edu/~ jongmink/ Course Description Scope, nature, tools, language, and interpretation of business statistics. Descriptive statistics; graphical and numerical representation of information; measures of location, dispersion, position, and dependence; exploratory data analysis. Elementary probability theory, discrete and continuous probability models. Inferential statistics, point and interval estimation, tests of statistical hypotheses, regression analysis; and use of statistical computer packages (WebStat, Excel, R). Required Textbook Statistics for Management and Economics, Abbreviated 7th edition, Thomson 2007, by Keller Homework : There will be several homework problem sets given in most class periods.
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Unformatted text preview: Examinations : One midterm exam and one final project will be given. No makeup exam will be given. The midterm exam will be closed-book and closed notes. However, you may use one page formula sheet. Grading Grades for the course will be determined using the following weights for each component of the course: Midterm Exam 100 pts. Final Project 200 pts. Homework 60 pts. Attendance 40 pts TOTAL 400 pts. Course Schedule Weeks Topics Chapters 1 Graphical and Numerical descriptive Statistics 1,2,3, 4 Random variables and discrete probability 5, 6, 7 Continuous probability distribution 8 2 Sampling distribution 9 Introduction to Estimation, Confidence Interval 10 Mid-term Exam 3 Introduction to Hypothesis testing 11 Inference about Population 12 Inference about comparing two populations 13 4 Simple linear regression and correlation 17 Final Project...
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