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Learn Basic Statistics

A course for Beginners
3.5 (13 ratings)
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828 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2016
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

This is an introductory course in statistics. This course helps to serve as foundation for higher levels of statistics course namely descriptive & inferential statistics.

This course provides 8 video lectures and it also teaches you how meaning of statistics is different in singular and plural sense. It discusses in detail scope of statistics and its nature as a discipline.

The course is structured as follows:

  • Meaning of statistics
  • Nature & Scope of statistics
  • Types of data
  • Types of variable
  • Types of Statistics
  • Limitations of statistics

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

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for those who wants to learn basics of statistics
  • For those who have enrolled themselves in introductory statistics course
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What Will I Learn?
Lear meaning of statistics
Learn meaning of statistics in singular and plural sense
Understand the scope of statistics
Know the nature of statistics
Learn types of data
Learn types of variable
Know limitations of statistics
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  • Students should have quantitative bent of mind
  • Students should have background in foundations in statistics
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 10 Lectures Collapse All 10 Lectures 01:18:45
Welcome Introductory Lecture
1 Lecture 01:54
Welcome Introductory Lecture
Introduction to Statistics
9 Lectures 01:16:51

Nature of Statistics

Scope of Statistics

Types of Data

Types of Variable -Nominal & Ordinal Scale

Interval & Ratio Scale

Types of Statistics

Limitations of Statistics

This will help you to conduct statistical analysis in MS Excel

How to install Data Analysis
About the Instructor
2.5 Average rating
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4,016 Students
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Data Scientist

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.

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