Data Analysis - FI 406

Course Objectives

T o learn how to apply data analysis to business decision making.
The goal is to combine the basic theory with computer applications in a spreadsheet environment.
Particular emphasis will be put in risk analysis problems.

Course Content

Introduction. Data and Business Decisions.
Displaying and Summarizing Data.
Random Variables and Probability Distributions.
Sampling and Statistical Inference.
Regression Analysis.

Recommended Text:
James R.Evans and David L.Olson
Statistics, Data Analysis, and Decision Modeling Prentice Hall 2 nd edition 2003
ISBN 0 - 13 - 067553 - 9