Statistics and Computing for Management

This module is designed to give you an introduction to probability and statistics and to make you familiar with some useful computer tools.

The statistical topics covered are sampling, introductory data analysis and presentation, index numbers, probability, the use of some important probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for means and proportions, regression analysis with two variables.

The computing side of the module introduces the use of word processing, spreadsheet software for statistical calculations, PowerPoint for presentations and management reports.

Terms taught Lent
Credits 8 ECTS credits or 16 UK credits
Prerequisites College level mathematics
Assessment 50% coursework and 50% exam