OS3105 Statistics for Technical Management

The course emphasizes management applications of probability models, statistical inference, and regression analysis. Those aspects of probability germane to distributions such as the binomial and normal are covered. Statistical inference for one and two variables is introduced in the settings of both hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation. Students develop problem solving and numerical computation skills during laboratory periods using commercial software packages. Prerequisites: None.

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Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • achieve an understanding of the key concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics,
  • demonstrate the ability to apply these concepts in a practical way via Excel,
  • are a better consumer (and producer) of statistical analysis in technical management, increasing your effectiveness as a DoD employee,
  • are prepared for more advanced studies or applications of statistics.