BUS 51B — Quantitative Methods in Business

Prerequisite: BUS 6a. Yields half-course credit. Does not fulfill the School of Social Science requirement. May not be taken for credit by students who took BUS 1b in prior years.

Introduction to statistical thinking and fundamental analytical methods to students with little or no prior statistics training. Surveys basic statistical methods used to enable critical analysis of data to inform business decisions, accomplished by formulating both a way to think about data along with the hands on use of Stata (a statistical analysis package). Usually offered every semester.
Mr. Fournier