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Managing, Describing, and Analyzing Data

In this course, you will learn the basics of understanding the data you have and why correctly classifying data is the first step to making correct decisions. You will describe data both graphically and numerically using descriptive statistics and R software. You will learn four probability distributions commonly used in the analysis of data. You will analyze data sets using the appropriate probability distribution. Finally, you will learn the basics of sampling error, sampling distributions, and errors in decision-making.

Created by University of Colorado Boulder


What you’ll learn

From this learning opportunity you can improve the compentencies sought from organizations in 2021. The most relevant technique in the educational opportunity that is commonly requested from companies is Data Analysis. The most relevant tool is R. You will also find out about Problem Solving Skills, a trait commonly mentioned in job descriptions.

Who will benefit?

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