Data Science

Statistical Methods for Decision Making

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About this course

All of us in our day-to-day life use numbers in our calculations. Organizations today are inundated with numerical data and information. In business, it is essential for managers to carry out data analysis and be able to interpret their results for effective decision-making. For this, they need to prepare quantitative arguments to justify their decisions. The Statistical Methods for Decision Making (SMDM) course teaches you how to use statistics to help take a real-world problem and apply various techniques to make effective business decisions.

Skills covered

  • check Dispersion
  • check Variation
  • check Correlation
  • check Hypothesis Testing
  • check Probability Distributions
  • check Measures of Central Tendency

Course Syllabus

Statistical Methods for Decision Making

  • play Overview of the Course
  • play Measures of Central Tendency
  • play Measures of Dispersion
  • play Working with R
  • play Basics of Probability
  • play Marginal Probability
  • play Bayes Theorem
  • play Probability Distributions
  • play Poisson Distribution
  • play Normal Distribution
  • play Central Limit Theorem
  • play Hypothesis Testing

Course Certificate

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Dear Devica
Thank you for your response, I checked it again and it shows that I watched all the videos completely. All items have green ticked sign. But, the quiz part still not coming.
What do you recommend me sir.

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Dear Great Learning families

 I was enrolled Statistical Methods for Decision Making (SMDM) free course and learned (completed) all the videos including the resources. But, I can't access the following:-

   1, LM2: practice assessments &

   2, claim your certificate.

Therefore, could you please explain why I can’t access these ending parts. I really appreciate you learning method Dr. Thanks.

   Thanking you in advance!
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I couldn’t agree more. I found this course to be quite useful. Many thanks to Dr. Abhinanda Sarkar. I enjoyed your style of teaching.

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