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Business Statistics 1 7,5 Credits

The objective of this course is to provide basic knowledge of statistical theory that is important for application in business, economics, political science, and other fields.

Course Contents

Some major topics covered in this course are:
  • Descriptive statistics,
  • Probability,
  • Random variables,
  • The normal distribution,
  • Sampling and sampling distributions,
  • Confidence intervals,
  • Hypothesis testing.
Analysis of variance or contingency table analysis may also be covered.

Connection to Research and Practice
This course covers essential statistical topics necessary to understand any research reports and/or articles. The students learn to compile, calculate summary measures, and present different types of data. The aim is also to provide the ability to make simpler probability calculations and, based on statistical assessments draw conclusions about unknown characteristics of different types of populations. The lectures and exercises provided involves many practical examples, and the computer assignment consists of applying the skills and abilities learned throughout the course to real-world data; presenting and evaluating different types of data and to infer properties of populations parameters, e.g., testing hypotheses and deriving estimates.

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and English B, Mathematics C and Civics A (Field-specific entry requirements 4)and required grade Passed.
Exemption from the requirement of having Swedish course B is given.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1N
Course code/Ladok code: FSFG13
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Course occasions open for Application

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Aug 17 - Oct 25
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
0
Course coordinator
Toni Duras
Examiner
Toni Duras
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-14166

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Aug 17 - Oct 25
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
0
Examiner
Toni Duras
Course coordinator
Toni Duras
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J0114

Content updated 2019-12-19

Content updated 2015-06-24