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Approx. 25 hours to complete

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

8 hours to complete

Module 0: Get Ready & Module 1: Introduction to Analytics and Evolution of Statistical Inference

8 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 98 min), 10 readings, 3 quizzes
14 videos
Rattle Installation Guidelines for Windows11m
Rattle Installation Guideline for MacOS19m
Overview of Rattle 7m
Lecture 1-1: Introduction to Analytics and Evolution of Statistical Inference3m
Lecture 1-2: From Data to Decisions9m
Lecture 1-3: The Evolution of Intelligent Machines3m
Lecture 1-4: Common Paradigms6m
Lecture 1-5-1: Examples of Paradigms – Part 14m
Lecture 1-5-2: Examples of Paradigms – Part 27m
Lecture 1-6: Introduction to Rattle4m
Lecture 1-7: Importing Datasets in Rattle8m
Lecture 1-8: Plotting Data and Creating Graphs in Rattle7m
Lecture 1-9: Rattle Practice and Summary3m
10 readings
Syllabus30m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary30m
Brand Descriptions30m
Update Your Profile10m
Module 0 Agenda5m
Rattle Tutorials (Interface, Windows, Mac)30m
Module 1 Overview20m
Module 1 Readings, Data Sets, and Slides1h
Module 1 Peer Review Assignment Answer Key20m
2 practice exercises
Orientation Quiz30m
Module 1 Graded Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Module 2: Dating with Data

6 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 63 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Lecture 2-2: Developing and Estimating a Model3m
Lecture 2-3: Univariate and Bivariate Plots8m
Lecture 2-4: Bivariate Correlation5m
Lecture 2-5-1: Estimating With Simple Models - Part 18m
Lecture 2-5-2: Estimating With Simple Models - Part 210m
Lecture 2-6: Improving the Model12m
Lecture 2-7: Model Improvement Practice and Summary8m
3 readings
Module 2 Overview20m
Module 2 Readings, Data Sets, and Slides1h
Module 2 Peer Review Assignment Answer Key20m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Practice Problems40m
Module 2 Graded Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Module 3: Model Development and Testing with Holdout Data

6 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 66 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Lecture 3-2: Introducing Root Mean Square Error14m
Lecture 3-3: Variable Selection8m
Lecture 3-4: Variable Selection with R Scripts8m
Lecture 3-5: Introduction to Mallow's CP6m
Lecture 3-6-1: Modeling Example – Part 18m
Lecture 3-6-2: Modeling Example – Part 29m
Lecture 3-7: Example Wrap-Up and Summary6m
3 readings
Module 3 Overview20m
Module 3 Readings, Data Sets, and Slides1h
Module 3 Peer Review Assignment Answer Key20m
3 practice exercises
Module 3 Practice Problems (A)40m
Module 3 Practice Problems (B)20m
Module 3 Graded Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Module 4: Curse of Dimensionality

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 67 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Lecture 4-2: Curse of Dimensionality9m
Lecture 4-3: Limitations of Scatterplots10m
Lecture 4-4: Principle Component Analysis10m
Lecture 4-5: Principle Component Analysis in Rattle9m
Lecture 4-6: Principle Component Analysis in Rattle With Regression10m
Lecture 4-7: Principle Component Analysis Exercise and Summary8m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview20m
Module 4 Readings, Data Sets, and Slides1h
Module 4 Peer Review Assignment Answer Key20m
2 practice exercises
Module 4 Practice Problems
Module 4 Graded Quiz30m

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