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Analytical & Basic Statistical Skills

by on January 6, 2015
Posted in Finance

In this workshop you will learn all the necessary analytical and statistical skills to make sound decisions. Statistical concepts, tools and techniques will be covered in details.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for professionals in need of analytically based decisions.

Workshop Topics:

Day 1:

 

  • Introduction
  • Data and Statistics
  • Exercises
    Frequency Distribution and their Graphs: Constructing a Frequency Distribution, Midpoint, Relative Frequency, Cumulative Frequency, Frequency Histogram, Class Boundaries.
  • Frequency Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Relative Frequency Histogram, Cumulative Frequency Graph, the Distribution of Variables, Bar Chart, Pie Charts, Pareto Chart, Scatter Plot, Time Series Chart
  • Concluding Remarks

 

Day two:

 

  • Measures of Central Tendency: Center, Spread, Shape, Mean, Median and Mode Weighted Mean, Mean of a Frequency Distribution, Shapes of Distribution.
  • Exercises
  • Measures of Variation: Range, Inter-Quartile Range, Standard Deviation, The Range of a Distribution, Quartiles, The inter Quartile Range, Percentiles and Deciles.
  • Exercises
  • Concluding Remarks

 

 

Day Three:

 

  • Measures of Variations, continued: Standard Scores, Relative Z-score, Deviation, Variance, Standard Deviation, Interpreting Standard Deviation.
  • Exercises
  • Expected Value, Expected Return, Decision Analysis, Decision Making, and Payoff Table, Decision Making Criteria under Uncertainty, Expected Value (revisited)
  • Exercises
  • Theory of Regression Analysis
  • Exercises
  • Concluding Remarks.

 


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