MBA 7025 Part 1: Foundations

Week
Chapt.
Topic
Homework Due  
1
8/18
8/20
1 2
Is Something Going On?
Data Collection
Case: Note on How to Lie with Statistics 
Getting Acquainted with Your Data
Graphs and Tables
Statistical Analysis With Excel
no homework due 
2
 8/25
 8/27
3 4 Summary Statistics
        skewness kurtosis (Sect, 2.4)
        Approximately Normal Distr:
                             mean variance, standard deviation
        Not Approx. Normal Distrib:
                             median, mode, range, IQR
Solved Problems Chapters 3 & 4
HW 1 Due:
Looking at Job Satisfaction
3
 9/1
 9/3

 
Data Cleaning and Verification (J. Holcomb)
             Individual vesus Group:
                    Finding Outliers by 3 sigma or Tukey Fence
             Solution for alkaline phosphates     Spreadsheet
HW 2 Due:
Bulgarian Population Data
4
 9/8
 9/10
5 6 Probability and Probability Distributions
       Discrete: Bernoulli, binomial, Poisson
       Continuous: Normal, lognormal, Exponential
HW 3 Due:
Data Cleaning
calcium.xls   Raw(er) Data
5
 9/15
 9/17
7 8 Normal Distribution
Sampling and Sampling Distributions
no homework due