American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-519 Research Methods and Statistics

This course prepares graduate students to apply research techniques and statistical tools for businesses and decisions. It emphasizes the critical role of the manager as a knowledgeable user of descriptive and inferential statistics, capable of evaluating technical reports and empirical data. The...more

  • Course ID: MB 519
  • Start Date: 12/11/2017
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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This course prepares graduate students to apply research techniques and statistical tools for businesses and decisions. It emphasizes the critical role of the manager as a knowledgeable user of descriptive and inferential statistics, capable of evaluating technical reports and empirical data. The course covers business research, descriptive statistics, probability theory, parametric and nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, correlations and regression model, time-series analysis, forecasting and quality control.

Dr Ray Briggs Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Cornell University, NY, B.A., Oakland University, Rochester, MI.

  • Understand the importance of research skills.
  • Identify the scientific process for solving management problem.
  • Recognize each stage of the research process and apply those elements for developing an effective proposal.
  • Understand the ethical responsibility of a researcher.