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Approx. 65 hours to complete
English

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StatisticsAnalyticsMicrosoft ExcelProbability

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 65 hours to complete
English

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University of Houston

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 minutes to complete

Before you start...

3 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading
1 video
1 reading
Suggested Textbooks (Not Required)1m
7 hours to complete

Module 1

7 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 90 min), 22 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
1.2 Pythagorean Theorem12m
1.3 Ten runs = One win6m
Homework Problems 1 and 23m
1.4 Runs created7m
1.5 Runs Created Per Game5m
1.6 Multiple Regression 117m
1.7 Multiple Regression 26m
1.8 Linear Weights6m
1.9 On Base Percentage + Slugging Percentage4m
1.10 Barry Bonds Runs per Game6m
22 readings
Download Excel Files (Important!)10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel file10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel file10m
Excel file10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Homework Problem 310m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Homework Problems 410m
3 practice exercises
Test Questions 1 and 230m
Test Question 330m
Test Question 430m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Module 2

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 76 min), 23 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
2.2 Excel Tables5m
2.3 Conditional Formatting: Top Bottom Rules7m
2.4 Conditional Formatting: Data Bars7m
2.5 Conditional Formatting: The Formula Option11m
2.6 COUNTIF and COUNTIFS functions9m
2.7 SUMIF and SUMIFS Functions5m
2.8 AVERAGEIF and AVERAGEIFS Functions6m
2.9 PivotTables I9m
2.10 PivotTables II8m
23 readings
Download Excel Files (Important!)10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Homework Problem 510m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Homework Problem 610m
2 practice exercises
Test Question 530m
Test Question 630m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Module 3

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min), 10 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3.2 Monte Carlo Simulation Part II10m
3.3 Monte Carlo Simulation Part III8m
3.4 Baseball Monte Carlo simulation15m
3.5 Resampling11m
3.6 Deflategate8m
10 readings
Download Excel Files (Important!)10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Excel Files10m
Excel Files10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Homework Problem 810m
2 practice exercises
Test Question 730m
Test Question 830m
Week
4

Week 4

8 hours to complete

Module 4

8 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 88 min), 27 readings, 5 quizzes
13 videos
4.2 Base Stealing6m
4.3 Range Factor7m
4.4 UZR (Ultimate Zone Rating) and Fielding12m
4.5 Introduction to Fan Graphs3m
4.6 DIPS (Defense Independent Pitching Statistics)8m
4.7 Win Probability Added7m
4.8 Runs above Average6m
4.9 WAR (Wins above Replacement)7m
4.10 What Makes your Team Win?2m
4.11 Defensive Shifts8m
4.12 Catcher Framing6m
4.13 Park Factors6m
27 readings
Download Excel Files (Important!)10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended reading10m
Homework Problem 910m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Homework Problem 1010m
Homework Problem 1110m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Homework Problem 1210m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Homework Problem 1310m
Excel Files10m
Excel Files10m
Excel Files10m
Excel Files10m
Recommended Reading10m
Homework Problem 1410m
5 practice exercises
Test Question 930m
Test Questions 10&1130m
Test Question 1230m
Test Question 1330m
Test Question 1430m

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