Archive 2016-101:Statistics




Archive Webinar 2016-101: Fundamental Ideas on Statistics

**Webinar 101 Live Broadcast Date: November 15, 2016 **

Archive VPS StraightTalk Webinar Series: Fundamental Ideas on Statistics with Dr. Michael Crain, DBA, CPA/ABV, CFA, CFE

Are you are rusty from your study of statistics years ago? Need a refresher? Then this webinar is for you! Statistics can be used to develop knowledge. But, unfortunately, statistics are easily misinterpreted. In this session, we’ll review some fundamentals of statistics and focus on ideas rather than numbers. These ideas will build your intuition about statistics to help you understand them in your work as well as daily life.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics and why they are not interchangeable

  • Describe the intuition of inferential statistics and what knowledge they can reveal

  • Explain parameter estimates and confidence intervals

  • List data sampling methods and understand the role of sample size

  • Describe the importance of assumptions in linear regression for interpreting regression results


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