Statistics emphasizes the analysis of data collection and statistics through the use of current technology. This course introduces learners to statistical terms, distributions, displaying and interpreting of data collected (probability, validity and reliability), effect size, measures of central tendency (mean, median and mode) and determining statistical significance. Learners analyze hypothesis testing and apply statistical techniques.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Data analysts, Data scientists, Marketing managers
What will I learn?
Apply the fundamental logic of hypothesis testing used to interpret data
Identify various sampling methods used in scientific research
Explain positive, negative, and skewed correlations
Formulate graphs and charts from statistical data
Determine if data is statistically significant and when to use the critical t, t-test, and chi-squared test
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat , email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
Whilst you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the free Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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