STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT

Second cycle degree in ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: ANNA GIRALDO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 8


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic statistics: descriptive statistics and probability. Inferential statistics: estimation, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.
Examination methods: Written exam.
Course unit contents: Brief review of inferential statistics
The linear regression model: definition, inference, goodness of fit
Regression for binary dependent variables
Forecasting
Introduction to time series analysis
Forecasting with time series: Moving Averages and Smoothing Methods
Introduction to market segmentation (cluster analysis)

Analysis of real cases with the statistical software R