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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Live Online
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Sep 29, 2023 to Oct 06, 2023
Live Online
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Sep 30, 2023 to Oct 07, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $1,055.00
Section Notes


Welcome to Live Online!

Using the Live Online platform, Georgetown faculty deliver real-time online exceptional educational experiences based on a human-centered approach that integrates the needs of professional learners and the possibilities of technology.

Live online classes are small to support highly interactive engaged learning and collaboration, deliver the same learning objectives as classroom courses, and count towards the completion of a Georgetown certificate.

You will experience:

  • live lectures, discussions, activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts
  • the immediacy of live connections with the instructor and your peers to challenge and encourage innovative thinking and the meaningful exploration of ideas
  • scheduled lectures, discussions, and presentations with a comparable level of interaction as classroom attendance
  • networking and the creation of social connections with other professional learners in a global classroom



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