Business Statistics Course

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Business Statistics Course

The following course in Business Statistics is provided in its entirety by Atlantic International University's "Open Access Initiative " which strives to make knowledge and education readily available to those seeking advancement regardless of their socio-economic situation, location or other previously limiting factors. The University's Open Courses are free and do not require any purchase or registration, they are open to the public.


Upon the completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Frame and formulate management decision problems.
  2. Understand the basic concepts underlying quantitative analysis.
  3. Use sound judgment in the applications of quantitative methods to management decisions.

Interpret and evaluate results of quantitative analysis

Course Description:

Statistics is a course that is designed to give you the basic tools of collecting, analyzing, presenting, and interpreting data. In the business community, managers must make decisions based on what will happen to such things as demand, costs, and profits. These decisions are an effort to shape the future of the organization. If the managers make no effort to look at the past and extrapolate into the future, the likelihood of achieving success is slim. In other words, there are four reasons why we need to understand statistics.

Introduction: Business Statistics (Open)
This brief Video Introduces the professor and topics to be covered in the course

Course Content, Lessons, and Tests: Business Statistics (Open)
The lessons and topics for this course are provided in audio and video format. A test will follow the conclusion of each lesson to verify the concepts covered have been learned.

Review of Topics and Lessons: Business Statistics (Open)
A outline of the topics covered in this course is provided in video format.

Conclusion: Business Statistics (Open)
Final notes and comments about the course made by the author.

Resources and Bibliography

  1. The Practice of Business Statistics, Using Data for Decisions, First Edition, by David Moore, George McCabe, William Duckworth, and Stanly Sclove, W.H. Freeman and Company, 2003
  2. Upgrade Study Pack to accompany The Practice of Business Statistics