About BUS110

Course Description: This course introduces essential research tools in business. Topics include descriptive statistics of central tendency and variability and hypotheses testing statistical analysis using correlation, analysis of variance, and regression. Problems use applications from business cases, marketing research, and economic policy. Prerequisite(s): BUS105

Required Texts and Materials: ENTER TEXT HERE

Contact Details

Stephanie Rosenthal
Chatham University
Falk 116C
Office Hours: by appointment

s.rosenthal@chatham.edu

Assignments

Homeworks will be posted on Fridays and due the following week unless otherwise stated.
Homework 1: Due 1/12. Chapter 2: 1-10, 21-25
Homework 2: Due 1/19. Chapter 4: 1-10, 27, 30, 40, 46 and Chapter 5: 1-10, 33, 35
Homework 3: Due 1/26. Chapter 7: 25, 26, 28, 37, 43 and Chapter 8: 1-6, 21-26
Homework 4: Due 2/9. Chapter 9: 1-8, 21-25 and Chapter 10: 1-10, 23-25
Homework 5: Due 2/16. Chapter 11: 1-10, 23-29
Homework 6: Due 2/23. Chapter 12: 1-10, 25, 26, 29, 30
Homework 7: Due 3/2. Chapter 13: 1-10, 21-26
Homework 8: Due 3/16. Chapter 15: 21, 27, 28, 31, 32
Homework 9: Due 4/6. Chapter 17: 1-10, 21-24 and Chapter 26: 1-10, 27, 28
Homework 10: Due 4/18. Chapter 18: 1-10, 26, 33, 34 and Chapter 19: 1-10, 28-33

In-Class Activities

Activities will be posted on Fridays and due at the end of class unless otherwise stated.
Activity 1: Due 1/12.
Activity 2: Due 1/19.
Activity 3: Due 1/26.
Activity 4: Due 2/9.
Activity 5: Due 2/16.
Activity 6: Due 2/23.
Activity 7: Due 3/2.
Activity 8: Due 3/16.
Activity 9: Due 4/6.
Activity 10: Due 4/18.

Schedule

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

1/1: No Class

1/3: Overview of Statistics

1/5: Data and Datasets

1/8: Graphical Descriptions

1/10: Numerical Descriptions

1/12: Homework 1 Due
In-Class Activity 1

1/15: No Class

1/17: Calculating Probabilities

1/19: Homework 2 Due
In-Class Activity 2

1/22: Laws of Probability

1/24: Random Variables

1/26: Homework 3 due
In-Class Activity 3

1/29: Discrete Variables

1/31: Review

2/2: EXAM I

2/5: Expected Value

2/7: Probability Distributions

2/9: Homework 4 due
In-Class Activity 4

2/12: Expected Value

2/14: Probability Distributions

2/16: Homework 5 due
In-Class Activity 5

2/19: No Class

2/21: Sampling

2/23: Homework 6 due
In-Class Activity 6

2/26: Confidence Intervals

2/28: Sample Size

3/2: Homework 7 due
In-Class Activity 7

3/5: Spring Break

3/7: Spring Break

3/9: Spring Break

3/12: Statistical testing

3/14: Inference and Errors

3/16: Homework 8 due
In-Class Activity 8

3/19: Comparing populations

3/21: Review

3/23: Exam II

3/26: Least squares estimators

3/28: Linear regression

3/30: Computer Activity

4/2: t-tests

4/4: ANOVA

4/6: Homework 9 due
In-Class Activity 9

4/9: Categorical Data

4/11: Chi-Square Tests

4/13: Computer Activity

4/16: Computer Activity

4/18: Homework 10 due
In-Class Activity 10

4/20:Final Exam Review

Final Exam (Exam III)

Get In Touch.

Contact Details

Stephanie Rosenthal
Chatham University
Falk 116C
Office Hours: by appointment

s.rosenthal@chatham.edu