Learn Basic Statistics

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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have quantitative bent of mind
  • Students should have background in foundations in statistics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

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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Welcome Introductory Lecture
Section 1: Introduction to Statistics
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

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Instructor Biography

Dr. Ash Narayan Sah, 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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