Courses Catalogue

Statistical Methods In Research

COURSE CODE: STA7106
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration (Finance & Accounting), M.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

PURPOSE OF COURSE 

This course covers; data source, methods of data collection, data presentation, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion and regression and correlation analysis

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course students will be able to:

§  Discuss the basic concepts of statistics and central tendency.

§  Describe the statistical analysis such as correlation analysis, regression analysis etc.

§  Explain the different theories in statistics such as; theories of attributes, probability, and theoretical frequency distribution.

§  Assess compensation strategies and styles employed by international corporations.

§  Discuss the different statistical methods used in decision making.