Statistics I for IB

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBP657C05
Vaknaam Statistics I for IB
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Statistics I for IB
Leerdoelen Upon completion of this course the student is able to:
1. Describe and interpret data both graphically and numerically.
2. Understand and apply the basic concepts of probability to determine the likelihood of an event.
3. Formulate and apply a probability distribution function to determine the likelihood of an event.
4. Understand and apply the basic concepts of inferential statistics.
5. Formulate and test hypotheses to draw conclusions about a population parameter.
6. Describe and interpret the association between two variables and understand whether it is a causal relationship.
7. Recognize what statistical technique to use for specific situations.
Omschrijving This course provides students with a basic background in probability theory and statistics. Topics covered are: descriptive statistics, basics of probability theory, inference about one population, inference about comparing two populations, inference about the association between variables and simple linear regression.
Uren per week 5
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges
(lectures, tutorials)
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen
(Written exam with open and mc questions, intermediate exam with mc questions, group assignment)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator R. van Ooijen
Docent(en) T. Boot, MSc. , J.A. de Greef, MSc. , F.M. Giesenow , R. van Ooijen, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Statistics for Business and Economics Global edition Paul Newbold  Carlson 9780273767060 ca. €  85,00
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the BSc IB.
Opmerkingen Secretary: K.M. Vudinh, k.m.vudinh@rug.nl, room 5411.734
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc International Business/IB  (basisprogramma BSc IB) 1 semester II a verplicht
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Bordeaux) 2 semester II a verplicht