University of Colorado Boulder
Data Acquisition, Risk, and Estimation
University of Colorado Boulder

Data Acquisition, Risk, and Estimation

This course is part of The Data Driven Manager Specialization

Taught in English

Wendy Martin

Instructor: Wendy Martin

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Create a plan to answer business and engineering questions.

  • Calculate effect size, power and sample size to reduce risk in decision making.

  • Distinguish between best- and worst-case scenarios given point and interval estimates.

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Assessments

7 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the The Data Driven Manager Specialization
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There are 5 modules in this course

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to classify types of sampling used for data acquisition, describe sampling error, and construct random number sequences for sampling.

What's included

12 videos1 reading1 quiz2 discussion prompts

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to calculate point and interval estimates using RStudio and ROIStat.

What's included

9 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to use point and interval estimates to determine best- and worst-case scenarios.

What's included

9 videos2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to plan for data acquisition to minimize risk in decision making, including sample size, effect size and power calculations.

What's included

12 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Upon completion of this module, students will be able to use return on investment calculations to determine effect size, sample size and power using RStudio and ROIStat.

What's included

11 videos2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Wendy Martin
University of Colorado Boulder
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