Quantitative Methods III
Volledige vakbeschrijvingThis skills training is devoted to refreshing and actively applying the basic inferential tools introduced in the statistics part of typical first year quantitative methods courses: a.o. the one-sample t-test, the independent-samples t-test, the paired-sample t-test, one-way-ANOVA, the chi-square test and regression analysis. Six case studies using real-life datasets that reflect business problems from a.o. marketing and finance are examined extensively. The empirical analyses are performed with SPSS, a statistical software package widely used in professional practice.
Doelstellingen van dit vak- Learn to recognize the opportunities to apply basic tools from inferential statistics in practical business situations.
- Learn to implement these tools correctly, using the
VoorwaardenBasic principles from inferential statistics as discussed in typical first-year Quantitative Methods courses such as QM1 (code EBC 1005/1006/1007) and QM2 (code EBC 1033/1034/1035): basic probability theory, population versus sample, sampling distribution, point estimation, confidence intervals, type I error, regression analysis.
Exchange students must have attended courses similar to QM1 and QM2 at their home university. If not, successful completion of QM3 is impossible.