Statistical Methods in PM (PMGT5893)

UNIT OF STUDY

Aims: Students should achieve an understanding of the applications of statistical methods in project environments. Objectives: Students should be able to: - Conduct hypothesis test and draw conclusions; - Apply regression analysis to examine relationships between variables; - Explain the relationships between variables; - Describe the distributions of variables; - Draw conclusions based on results observed in a sample; - Discuss the application of statistical model for project selection; - Appl the statistical techniques learned to a range of different "real world" situations; - Apply R in analyzing and evaluating statisitcal information. By the end of this unit of study, students should be able to: - Discuss the applications of statistical methods; - Evaluate a project situation based on statistical results; and - Apply simple statistical methods to problem-solving in project management.

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Classes

3hrs Weekly (evening)

Assessment

Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam (60%)

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Yes

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