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Course Description

 

Using practical and understandable real-world examples, students will be introduced to tools and methods to effectively analyze and interpret financial  Emphasis is placed on the effectiveness of modeling and visualizing data in guiding managerial decision-making. Students will study and understand the steps of data collection, probability, uncertainty, and inference.  Students will also examine simple regression analysis and discuss multivariate regression. Spreadsheets will be used throughout the course.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will able to:

  • Manipulate and visualize financial data

  • Integrate graphical and analytic methods for financial modeling

  • Apply the probability concept in measuring the risk of investing

  • Search for datasets across major data centers 

  • Understand the basic concepts of sampling and inference

  • Use variables to simple and multiple linear regression model

  • Compute and interpret descriptive statistics.

  • Determine confidence intervals and perform hypothesis testing, including how to interpret and communicate results.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Class
Days
F
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Mar 19, 2021 to Mar 26, 2021
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 20, 2021 to Mar 27, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Section Notes

Welcome to the Flex Learning Experience - Real-time learning using live Zoom video conferencing— mirroring a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, - engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.

  • Dynamic exploration of topics, ideas and concepts with the instructor and students in the class
  • Interact regularly and frequently with your instructors and other students
  • Comparable level of accountability and engagement as classroom attendance
  • Lectures, discussions, and presentations occur at a specific hour
  • Face-to-face discussion, individual guidance, speed and immediacy to synchronous online learning
  • Immediate feedback - encouraging quick feedback on ideas, and support consensus and decision making
  • Pacing - encouraging students to keep up-to-date and provide a discipline to learning
  • Spontaneity - making it easy to add new ideas to the conversation, brainstorming or decision making
  • Familiarity - simulating a more traditional face-to-face environment
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