Courses of Study 2023-2024 
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Courses of Study 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PADM 5313 - Managerial Statistics for Public Affairs

(KCM-HE, SBA-HE)      
Fall. 1 credit. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: EMPA students.


An introduction to statistical methods commonly used in managerial decision making.  Topics to be covered include the descriptive analysis of data, inferential methods (estimation and hypothesis testing), regression and correlation analysis, as well as quality control methods.  The course will involve a research project designed to give experience in collecting and interpreting data.

Outcome 1: Demonstrate analytical and functional competency in basic statistical skills.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate a working knowledge of ethics as it relates to statistical analysis and communication.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate the ability to solve practical problems.

Outcome 4: Develop skills to be critical consumers of business and policy research.

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