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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Using Graphs to Describe Data

9 videos (Total 42 min), 3 quizzes
9 videos
2. Population and Sample4m
3. Parameters and Statistics3m
4. Descriptive and Inferential Statistics11m
5. Graphs to Describe Numerical Values7m
6. Shape of a Distribution2m
Summary2m
2 practice exercises
Quiz: Categorical and Numerical Variables8m
End of Week Quiz10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Using Measures to Describe Data

10 videos (Total 55 min), 2 quizzes
10 videos
3. Mean, Median, and Mode- Which is Best?3m
4. Shape of a Distribution5m
5. Measures of Variability12m
5.1 Measures of Variability: Examples9m
6. Weighted Mean1m
7. Measures of Relationships Between Variables4m
Summary2m
2 practice exercises
Summative Questions12m
End of Week Quiz10m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Probability and Probability Distributions

18 videos (Total 43 min), 2 quizzes
18 videos
3. Events4m
4: Probability1m
4.1: The Definition of Probability3m
4.2: Probability Rules1m
4.3: The Addition Rule of Probabilities2m
4.4: Conditional Probability2m
4.5: The Multiplication Rule of Probabilities49s
5: Random Variables2m
5.1: The Probability Distribution Function2m
6: Properties of Discrete Random Variables1m
6.1: The Variance of a Discrete Random Variable1m
7. Continuous Random Variables3m
8. The Probability Density Function1m
9. The Expectations for Continuous Random Variables3m
Probability and Probability Distributions - Summary2m
2 practice exercises
Summative Questions10m
End of Week Quiz10m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Statistical Estimation

22 videos (Total 84 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
22 videos
2.1. Point Estimator and Point Estimate1m
2.2. Unbiased2m
2.3. Efficiency2m
3. Confidence Interval Estimation4m
3.1 Confidence Intervals, Part 112m
3.1 Confidence Intervals, Part 24m
4. Testing Hypothesis2m
4.1. Formulation of the Null Hypothesis and the Alternative Hypothesis3m
4.2. Test Statistic56s
4.2.1. The Decision Rule2m
4.2.2. Types of Errors1m
4.2.3. Performing the Test and the Decision Rule3m
4.2.3.1 Hypothesis Testing: Examples7m
5. Regression Model5m
Statistical Estimation - Summary3m
1. Further on the Linear Regression Model3m
2. Deriving the OLS b2m
3.The Statistical Properties of the OLS b4m
4. Gauss-Marcov Theorem Proof3m
4 readings
Practice exercise10m
Solution to practice exercise10m
Practice exercise10m
Solutions to practice exercise10m
2 practice exercises
End of Week8m
End of Course Quiz56m
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By AMAug 17th 2017

Very challenging , kind of forgetting my college statistics

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George Kapetanios

Professor of Finance and Econometrics
King's College London

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About the International Business Essentials Specialization

This specialisation from the University of London is designed to help you develop and build the essential business, academic, and cultural skills necessary to succeed in further study and in international business. If completed successfully, you may be able to use your certificate from this specialisation as part of the application process for the University of London Global MBA. This Specialisation is endorsed by CMI....
International Business Essentials

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