# University Of Houston-Victoria

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# Course Online Syllabus

## Summer 2011

 Department QMSC Course Number 6351 Section Number 19092 Name of Course Stats & Research Methods Name of Instructor Al Nasser,Omar Maher This information may not constitute all course policies; students are responsible for all course requirements established by their instructors during the semester and all institutional policies as established in the UHV student handbook.

## Learning Objectives

As a result of this course, students will

1. Present data using tabular and graphical approaches and Prepare data using basic numerical descriptive statistical measures.
2. Present data using tabular and graphical approaches and Prepare data using basic numerical descriptive statistical measures.
3. Apply discrete and continuous probability distribution concepts in management, marketing, economics/finance, and cost accounting.
4. Apply discrete and continuous probability distribution concepts in management, marketing, economics/finance, and cost accounting.
5. Comprehend how different sampling plans and the sampling distribution of a sample statistic are used in business
6. Comprehend how different sampling plans and the sampling distribution of a sample statistic are used in business.
7. Use statistical inference techniques, such as hypothesis testing about a population mean, population proportion, and about means and proportions with two populations.
8. Use statistical inference techniques, such as hypothesis testing about a population mean, population proportion, and about means and proportions with two populations.
9. Analyze and interpret results of a regression analysis in a variety of settings, such as marketing, management, economics, finance and cost accounting.
10. Analyze and interpret results of a regression analysis in a variety of settings, such as marketing, management, economics, finance and cost accounting.
11. Provide Research Methods on how to conduct research, how to develop research design, what tools of analysis are available, and how to prepare a research report. Also, provided are the ethical issues involved in research.
12. Provide Research Methods on how to conduct research, how to develop research design, what tools of analysis are available, and how to prepare a research report. Also, provided are the ethical issues involved in research.
13. Use Excel in statistical analysis.
14. Use Excel in statistical analysis

## Major Assignments/Exams

 Attendance & Class Participation 10 points Chapter Quizzes 20 points Midterm Exam 25 points Chapter Quizzes 20 points Midterm Exam 25 points Final Exam 25 points Case Problems 20 points Final Exam 25 points Case Problems 20 points Attendance & Class Participation 10 points

Anderson, Sweeney, & Williams, Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Office Excel,3rd ed. ed., ISBN 0324598270.

Anderson, Sweeney, & Williams, Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Office Excel ,3rd ed., ISBN 0324598270.

All students are required to have access to Microsoft Excel for this course. In addition, you must also have a copy of the "Student Resources CD" that accompanies the textbook. If your textbook did not include a copy of the CD, please contact the publisher to obtain a copy.

## List of Discussion/Lecture Topics

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