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Business Statistics using Excel

Glyn Davis and Branko Pecar


ISBN: 9780199659517
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Business Statistics using Excel offers a step-by-step guide to the theory and methodology behind the use of statistics in business. Integrated screenshots offer clear guidance through each Excel process and exercises are imbedded throughout each chapter to ensure that students engage with the content and frequently test their understanding.
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ISBN: 9780199659517
ANNOTATION:
Business Statistics using Excel offers a step-by-step guide to the theory and methodology behind the use of statistics in business. Integrated screenshots offer clear guidance through each Excel process and exercises are imbedded throughout each chapter to ensure that students engage with the content and frequently test their understanding.

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Business Statistics using Excel offers a step-by-step guide to the theory and methodology behind the use of statistics in business. Integrated screenshots offer clear guidance through each Excel process and exercises are imbedded throughout each chapter to ensure that students engage with the content and frequently test their understanding.

Publisher Description

Business Statistics using Excel offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject of statistics and equips students with the tools and skills that will enable them to approach their course with confidence. The step-by-step methods are accompanied by illustrative Excel screenshots to provide clear and helpful explanations of the techniques you will need when applying Excel skills to business statistics. The text is designed for a typical one semester business statistics course and each chapter is packed with exercises to engage students and encourage self-assessment.This second edition has been fully revised to include an online refresher course in numerical skills and Microsoft Excel to reinforce students' confidence in their mathematical ability, or to check for basic maths knowledge if it has been some time since they studied it. The table of contents has been revised to more accurately map to a typical one semester Business Statistics course. More focus has been given to employability skills and the authors draw parallels between textbook content and employability skills, enabling students to contextualise their learning and identify how these skills can be applied and valued in real business environments.A wealth of pedagogical features have been integrated to ensure plenty of examples are used throughout as well as running 'techniques in practice' exercises at the end of each chapter. This textbook is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre which offers a range of additional resources for both students and lecturers.

Author Biography

Glyn Davis lectures in Screen History and Theory at Edinburgh College of Art. Kay Dickinson lectures in Film Studies at Middlesex University, and is editor of "Movie Music: The Film Reader "(2002).

Table of Contents

1: Visualising and Presenting Data 2: Data Descriptors 3: Introduction to Probability 4: Probability Distributions 5: Sampling Distributions and Estimating 6: Introduction to Parametric Hypothesis Testing 7: Chi-Square and Non-Parametric Hypothesis Testing 8: Linear Correlation and Regression Analysis 9: Time Series Data and Analysis

Long Description

Business Statistics using Excel offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject of statistics and equips students with the tools and skills that will enable them to approach their course with confidence. The step-by-step methods are accompanied by illustrative Excel screenshots to provide clear and helpful explanations of the techniques you will need when applying Excel skills to business statistics. The text is designed for a typical one semester business statistics course and each chapter is packed with exercises to engage students and encourage self-assessment.This second edition has been fully revised to include an online refresher course in numerical skills and Microsoft Excel to reinforce students' confidence in their mathematical ability, or to check for basic maths knowledge if it has been some time since they studied it. The table of contents has been revised to more accurately map to a typical one semester Business Statistics course. More focus has been given to employability skills and the authors draw parallels between textbook content and employability skills, enabling students to contextualise their learning and identify how these skills can be applied and valued in real business environments.A wealth of pedagogical features have been integrated to ensure plenty of examples are used throughout as well as running 'techniques in practice' exercises at the end of each chapter. This textbook is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre which offers a range of additional resources for both students and lecturers.Online Resource CentreStudent resources:Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 Self-test Multiple Choice QuestionsData from the exercises in the bookKey websitesOnline GlossaryRevision tipsVisual walkthroughsNumerical skills workbookLecturer resources:Instructor's Manual:- Guide to structuring lectures and seminars- Worked-out answers to exercises in the bookPowerPoint slidesTestbank:- 30 Questions per chapterAssignment QuestionsExamination questions

Feature

Online refresher course in numerical skills and Microsoft Excel for students wishing to restore their basic knowledge of maths and statistics New links have been drawn between textbook content and employability skills enabling students to contextualise their learning and understand how these skills can be applied in real business environments The revised table of contents accurately maps to a typical one semester Business Statistics course, ensuring that students are not overwhelmed by surplus material Each chapter is packed with examples and 'techniques in practice' exercises at the end of each chapter to help students to engage with the material Full integration of Excel exercises and applications, both within the textbook and on the online resource centre to enable both classroom-led learning or self-directed study

Product Details

Author
Glyn Davis, Branko Pecar
Pages
620
Year
2013
Edition
2nd
ISBN-10
0199659516
ISBN-13
9780199659517
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2013-03-12
Audience
College/Higher Education
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Media
Book
Short Title
BUSINESS STATISTICS USING EXCE
Language
English
Edition Description
Revised
Publisher
Oxford University Press UK