GE3040 Statistics for Executive Management

GE3040 is an introduction to the science and art of converting data into information for managerial and policy analysis. This course focuses on the descriptive and inferential statistical concepts useful for conducting managerial and policy analysis. Topics include measurement scales, descriptive statistics for quantitative and qualitative data, basic probability concepts and the Normal Distribution, sampling theory, sampling distributions, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation analysis, and trend analysis. The course will draw examples from the application of statistics to problems across the subfields of Management, including Managerial Strategy, Economics, Finance, Budgeting, Logistics Management, Human Resource Management, Managerial Accounting, and Acquisitions. Excel statistical tools will be utilized for data analysis and presentation.


Open to EMBA students, or by consent of instructor.

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  • Winter
  • Summer