Introductory Probability and Statistics
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Introductory Probability and Statistics

An Excel Oriented Course
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Last updated 2/2016
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  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn essentials of statistical concepts
  • Learn basic concepts of statistics like mean median mode and standard deviation
  • Learn how to use excel for doing statistical analysis
  • Learn basic concepts of probability
  • Learn various approaches of assinging probability to events
  • Learn revising probability
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  • Knowledge of MS excel is desirable
  • you should be familiar with high school mathematics

This is an introductory course in probability and statistics. This course helps to serve as foundation for higher levels of statistics course particularly inferential statistics.

This course provides 26 video lectures and it also teaches you how to estimate probability and do statistical analysis using spreadsheets.

The course is structured in four sections:

  1. Probablity
  2. Random Variable and Probability distribution- Binomial, Poisson, Normal Distribution
  3. What is Statistics- Nature & Scope
  4. Descriptive Statistics- Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion and Measures of Shape

This course will teach you statistics in real sense and help you to remove your all doubts relating to statistics and probability.

If you want really learn probability and statistics in simple way, you must enroll for this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who are looking to have foundations in statistics
  • Students who are doing basic courses in statistics
  • Students of business studies
  • Students who are thinking of doing data analysis
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Curriculum For This Course
28 Lectures
Introductory Lecture
1 Lecture 03:15
7 Lectures 01:04:22

Approaches to Probability

Addition Rule

Statistical Independence and Multiplication Rule

Statistical Dependence

Revising Probability: Bayes' Theorem
Random Variable and its Probability Distribution
9 Lectures 01:15:42
Meaning of Random Variable

Types of Random Variable

Binomial Distribution

Expected value and variance of Binomial Distribution

Binomial using Excel

Poisson Distribution

Normal Distribution

Normal Distribution:Finding the Area

Probability of Normal Distribution using Excel
6 Lectures 55:39
Meaning of Statistics

Characteristics of statistics

Nature of Statistics

Scope of Statistics

Types of Statistics

Limitations of Statistics
Descriptive Statistics
5 Lectures 44:56

Measures of Central Tendency: Mean Median Mode

Measures of Dispersion

Measures of Shape

Descriptive Statistics Using MS Excel
About the Instructor
Dr. Ash Narayan Sah
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2,066 Students
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I am Ash Narayan Sah working as assistant professor in the area of Economics and Econometrics in Thapar University, Patiala. I am a doctorate in Economics. I started doing my specilization in the economics area after my 12th. I completed my graduation in economics with honours from Utkal University in 1997. I did my master in economics from Hyderabad Central University, Andhra Pradesh in 2000. I also did my M.Phil in Economics and after M.Phil, I enrolled for my PhD in Financial Economics in Hyderabad Central University. After completion of my PhD, I joined as an assistant professor in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun in January 2007. I worked for 5 years in University of Petroleum and Energy Studies and taught basic econometrics course and mangerial economics to MBA students. During my stay at University of petroleum and Energy Studies, I realized the need of data analysis book using MS Excel for students of business studies. And then I decided to author my first book titled 'data Analysis using MS Excel', which published in 2009. after that I published another book titled ' Statistics for Management using MS Excel', which got published in 2013. I am having eight years teaching experience. In addition, I have also published few research papers. My expertise also extends in doing econometric and statistical analysis using several softwares like SPSS, Eviews, and MS Excel.