The purpose of this assignment is to provide students the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of their ability to apply statistical concepts to business situations to inform data-driven decision-making. The project is a 3-week project, with part 1 in Week 3, part 2 in Week 4, and part 3 in Week 5. In Week 3, students identify the organization, problem, research variable, methods for collecting data, and show mastery of validity and reliability as applied to data-collection methods.
Resources: Week 3 Videos; Week 3 Readings; Statistic Lab
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Preparation: Watch this video so you will have a better understanding of the type of question/issue would lend itself to statistical evaluation: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-data-statistics/cc-6-statistical-questions/v/understanding-statistical-questions
Identify a business problem or opportunity at a company where you work or with which you are familiar. This will be a business problem you use for the individual assignments in Weeks 3-5. It should be a problem/opportunity for which gathering and analyzing some type of data would help you understand the problem/opportunity better. NOTE: do not gather any data or attempt to actually analyze any. This should focus on the concepts in an applied situation.
Develop 10-12 slide PPT presentation with speaker’s notes to describe a company, problem, and variable including the following in your submission:
Write brief speaker’s notes to supplement your slide
Write brief speaker’s notes to supplement your slides; use correct English with enough content to help our audience understand the content in the slides. DO NOT PUT ALL OF THE TEXT INTO THE SLIDES. You want your slides to be easy to view. Do use visuals to make your slides more visually appealing. Proofread the slides as well as the notes.
Proofread then Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. (this includes proofreading of both the slides and the speaker’s notes.
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