Unit I: Introduction ————————————————————– 3 hours

 Statistics and data
 Quantitative and categorical variables
 Fundamental elements of a statistical analysis
Unit II: Data Collection ——————————————————— 4 hours

 Sources of data
 Experimental research
 Survey research
 Questionnaire
 Data preparation:
 Editing
 Coding
 Transcribing
Unit III: Tables and Charts ————————————————— 4 hours

 Steamandleaf display
 Frequency distribution
 Relative frequency distribution
 Cumulative
 Polygon
 Timeplots
Unit IV: Summarizing and Describing Numerical Data —————— 5 hours

 Measure of central tendency:
 Mean
 Median
 Mode
 Midhinge
 Measures of variation:
 Range
 Inter quartile range
 Standard deviations
 Coefficient of variations
 Shape fivenumber summary
 Boxandwhisker plot
 Measure of central tendency:
Unit V: Probability ————————————————————— 5 hours

 Basic concepts
 Counting rules
 Objective and subjective probability
 Marginal and joint probability
 Addition rule
 Conditional probability
 Multiplication rules
 Bays’ Theorem
Unit VI: Discrete Probability Distribution ——————————— 5 hours

 Random variables
 Mean and standard deviation of discrete random variables,
 Mathematical
 Expectation
 Binomial distribution
 Poisson distribution
Unit VII: Continuous Probability Parameters —————————– 5 hours

 Normal distribution and its applications
 Assessing normality
 Normal approximation of binomial and Poisson distribution
Unit VIII: Estimation of Population Parameters ————————– 5 hours

 Law of large numbers
 Central limit theorem
 Statistical confidence
 Confidence intervals
 Confidence for means and populations
Unit IX: Hypothesis Testing ————————————————— 6 hours

 Testing of significance
 Pvalue approach to hypothesis testing
 Connection between confidence intervals and hypothesis testing
 Comparing two means (two sample z and t test procedures)
 Comparing two proportions
Unit X: Correlation and Regression Analysis —————————— 6 hours

 Correlation Coefficient
 Properties
 Simple Linear Regression Model
 Residual Analysis
 Coefficient of Determination
 Standard Error
Text Books:

 Levin, Richard I. And David S. Rubin: Statistics for Management, PrenticeHall of India