Statistics for Managers Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in German or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

35 hours (usually 5 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Exposure to statistical analysis result at work recommended but not required.

This course does not require in-depth mathematics skills.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for decision makers whose primary goal is not to do the calculation and the analysis, but to understand them.

The course uses a lot of pictures, diagrams, computer simulations, anecdotes and sense of humour to explain concepts and pitfalls of statistics.

Course Outline Course Outline

Introduction to Statistics

  • What are Statistics?
  • Importance of Statistics
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Variables
  • Percentiles
  • Measurement
  • Levels of Measurement
  • Basics of Data Collection
  • Distributions
  • Summation Notation
  • Linear Transformations

Common Pitfalls

  • Biased samples
  • Average, mean or median?
  • Misleading graphs
  • Semi-attached figures
  • Third variable problem
  • Ceteris paribus
  • Errors in reasoning
  • Understanding confidence level

Understanding Results

  • Describing Bivariate Data
  • Probability
  • Normal Distributions
  • Sampling Distributions
  • Estimation
  • Logic of Hypothesis Testing
  • Testing Means
  • Power
  • Prediction
  • Chi Square

Case Studies

  • Discussion about case studies chosen by the delegates.

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 4123EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 4630EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 4123EUR 4630EUR
2 2627EUR 2855EUR
3 2128EUR 2263EUR
4 1878EUR 1968EUR
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Course Venue Course Date Course Price [Remote/Classroom]
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
BernMon, 2016-11-14 09:304630EUR / 5580EUR
ZürichMon, 2016-11-14 09:304630EUR / 5580EUR
BaselWed, 2016-11-23 08:003473EUR / 4123EUR

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