Statistics for Managers Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

35 hours (usually 5 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Exposure to statistical analysis result at work recommended but not required.

This course does not require in-depth mathematics skills.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for decision makers whose primary goal is not to do the calculation and the analysis, but to understand them.

The course uses a lot of pictures, diagrams, computer simulations, anecdotes and sense of humour to explain concepts and pitfalls of statistics.

Course Outline Course Outline

Introduction to Statistics

  • What are Statistics?
  • Importance of Statistics
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Variables
  • Percentiles
  • Measurement
  • Levels of Measurement
  • Basics of Data Collection
  • Distributions
  • Summation Notation
  • Linear Transformations

Common Pitfalls

  • Biased samples
  • Average, mean or median?
  • Misleading graphs
  • Semi-attached figures
  • Third variable problem
  • Ceteris paribus
  • Errors in reasoning
  • Understanding confidence level

Understanding Results

  • Describing Bivariate Data
  • Probability
  • Normal Distributions
  • Sampling Distributions
  • Estimation
  • Logic of Hypothesis Testing
  • Testing Means
  • Power
  • Prediction
  • Chi Square

Case Studies

  • Discussion about case studies chosen by the delegates.

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $12200
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $8950
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $12200 $8950
2 $6775 $5100
3 $4967 $3817
4 $4063 $3175
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
New York (NYC) - Midtown Manhattan - Park Avenue & E48-49th (Grand Central)Mon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8950 / $14750
VT, BurlingtonMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8950 / $13150
ND, Fargo - Brandt Office ParkMon, Dec 12 2016, 9:30 am$8950 / $13000
CheyenneMon, Dec 12 2016, 9:30 am$8950 / $13250
MT, Bozeman - Downtown BozemanMon, Dec 26 2016, 9:30 am$8950 / $13650

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