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SYLLABUS
CLASS Intake 54
INSTRUCTOR Nguyen Manh The (manhtheyahoo.com; thenmneu.edu.vn)
Students can contact me either by email or through my cell: 0904620505
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is an introduction to the concepts and methods of descriptie and inferentia! statistics" The
course #i!! coer the fo!!o#in\$ topics% co!!ectin\$ and presentin\$ data& measures of centra! tendenc'
and dispersion& pro(a(i!it' concepts and !a#s& standard random aria(!es& norma! distri(ution&
samp!in\$& statistica! estimation& statistica! h'pothesis testin\$ and ana!'sis of ariance"
COURSE OB1ECTIVES
Upon comp!etion of the course& the student shou!d%
)e a(!e to identif'& co!!ect& disp!a'& and ana!'*e the numerica! t'pe of information \$enerated ('
(usiness operations"
Understand pro(a(i!it' theor' and (e a(!e to use it for so!in\$ pro(!ems encountered in (usiness"
)e a(!e to samp!e data for dra#in\$ inference a(out the popu!ation - +
-from #hich the samp!e #as ta,en"
)e a(!e to perform statistica! h'pothesis testin\$"
Understand ho# statistica! techni-ues are used to so!e rea!-#or!d pro(!ems from Case .tud'"
TEXT BOOK
Pau! Ne#(o!d& Statistics for Business and Economics& /
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edition& Prentice 0a!!& 12+2
SOFTWARE Microsoft Excel (Megastat add-ins), SPSS
EVALUATION
Attendance% +23
Assi\$nment % +23
4ui**es% +53
Midterm e6am% +53
7ina! e6am% 523
8each #ith a a!ue of +22 points #i!! (e \$ien"9
+" Assignment: There #i!! (e t#o assi\$nments" The' #i!! (e \$ien in the form of pro(!ems and case studies"
:ou #i!! (e informed the dead!ines of 'our su(mission durin\$ the course"
1" Quizzes: There #i!! (e ; -ui**es \$ien durin\$ the semester" In order to motiate students to come to c!ass
prepared& these -ui**es #i!! (e UNANNOUNCED" If 'ou miss a -ui*& 'ou #i!! \$et a *ero"
The pro(!ems from the te6t (oo, #i!! a!so (e \$ien and 'ou are encoura\$ed to comp!ete them"
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EXAMINATION FORMAT
4ui**es% ;2 minutes< One midterm e6am% =2 minutes< 7ina! e6am% +12 minutes"
The quies!e"ams #ill consist of multi\$le%choice questions and \$roblems& Students #ill be allo#ed to bring any
materials into the e"am room&
Don`t use cell phones for any reason.
Tentative class schedule
No Some important time points Chap Topic
1
1 Describing the data: Graphical
2
1, 2 Describing the data: Numerical
3
2 (Cont.)
4
3
Introduction to Probability
5
(Cont.)
6
4
Discrete Probability Distribution
7
(Cont.)
8 Midterm Eam (co!ers Chap " to #)
5 Continuous Probability Distribution
9
6
(Cont.) \$ %ampling Distribution
1
7 Inter!al Estimation
11
8 Inter!al Estimation (&dditional topics)
12
9 'ypothesis (ests
13
1 'ypothesis (ests (&dditional topics)
14
15 &nalysis o) !ariance
15 !inal e"am #ill cover Chap 6 to 15
(Cont.) Final Review
CLASS REGULATION: .tudents are e6pected to%
+" Punctua!!' attend a!! schedu!ed c!asses"
1" )e responsi(!e for a!! instructions and assi\$nments \$ien in c!ass as #e!! as for the supportin\$
te6t(oo, content"
;" Read the te6t(oo, materia! before the !ecture coerin\$ that materia! and attempt the su\$\$ested
pro(!ems (efore the materia! is coered in c!ass"
>" )e an actie participant in this c!ass #hi!e (ein\$ respectfu! of eer'one e!se in the c!ass"
5. Turn off cell phones when you enter the classroom. If your cell phone rings during class, you
will be asked to leave the class.
THIS SYLLABUS IS TENTATIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE. The instructor may ma'e
changes if deemed necessary& (hanges #ill be announced in class&
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