Business Statistics 1 7,5 CreditsThe 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 ContentsSome major topics covered in this course are:
- Descriptive statistics,
- Random variables,
- The normal distribution,
- Sampling and sampling distributions,
- Confidence intervals,
- Hypothesis testing.
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.
PrerequisitesGeneral 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
Previous and ongoing course occasions
Type of courseSingle subject
SemesterAutumn 2021: Aug 23 - Oct 31
Rate of Study50%
Number of places10
Course coordinatorToni Duras
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students12500kr