Department of Business Administration

Statistics(G114)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
G114 Statistics 2 4 0 0 4 5
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Aslı Gül ÖNCEL aoncel@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective The objective of this course is to familiarize students with basic concepts and tools of statistical methodology
Content 1. Statistics as a tool of decision
2. Statistical series, function of distribution and measures of central tendency
3. Measures of dispersion
4. Probability
Course Learning Outcomes 1. The fundamental tools of statistics
2. Probability
3. Statistical series, distribution function and measures of central tendency
4. Measures of dispersion
Teaching and Learning Methods Analysis and examples
References Bernard Grais, “Statistique descriptive”,3eme edition, Dunod, Paris.
Vincent Giard, "Statistiques Appliquées a la Gestion", Edition Economica,Paris.
Paul Newbold, William L.Carlson, Betty Thorne, “Statistics for Business and Economics”, 6th edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2007
Roger C. Pfaffenberger, James H. Patterson, “Statistical Methods for Business and Economics”, Irwin 2003Business Communication Today
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction to Statistics
2 Statistical series
3 Graphs to describe numerical variables
4 Measures of central tendency
5 Measures of variability
6 Probability and its postulates
7 Probability Rules
8 Midterm exam
9 Bayes theorem
10 Random variables, mathematical expectation, variance and standard deviation
11 Hypergeometric distribution, Binomial distribution
12 The poisson probability distribution, the normal distribution
13 Discrete random variables and probability distributions
14 Continuous random variables and probability distributions
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 9 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 10 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 3 15
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 25
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 5 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 9 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The acquisition of high-level knowledge of the functions of production management and marketing, management, accounting and finance; the skill of using this knowledge. X
2 The acquisition of basic conceptual knowledge about scientific fields related to professional life, such as law, economics, sociology, psychology, social psychology and quantitative methods. X
3 The ability to work effectively in a team; the ability to pass on knowledge to other members of the team. X
4 The competence to use his/her knowledge on the field, to analyze and interpret the data obtained, to identify the problems encountered, to provide appropriate solutions and scientifically defend these solution suggestions when necessary. X
5 The competence to determine the aims and objectives of the company or institution in which he/she is employed by taking into account the needs, the competitive dynamics of the market and by calculating the risks incurred; the ability to engage in entrepreneurship and establish and manage a business. X
6 Awareness of constantly updating his/her professional knowledge and skills; the ability to adapt to change and innovation; the competence to evaluate critically the information he/she has acquired. X
7 Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies required for professional life; the ability to use core office programs at an advanced level; expertise in data processing and report writing in the IT environment. X
8 Ability to follow current information in his/her field in both English and French and to communicate in writing and verbally with stakeholders in both languages. X
9 The ability to conduct researches and studies taking into account the market, dynamics of competition, organizational and global factors and scientific methods; contribute to projects, take responsibility in projects, display competence to make innovative and effective decisions. X
10 Ability to develop strategies, find creative solutions to management problems by building relations with other areas of the social sciences and take the responsibility of these decisions. X
11 Consciousness of taking into account ethical values, when making decisions and being involved in business life. X
12 Awareness of the impact of practices related to his/her field on the global and social dimensions (universality of social rights, social justice, cultural values, environmental problems, sustainability, etc.) and their legal consequences. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 4 56
Working Hours out of Class 7 2 14
Assignments 3 2 6
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 6 6 36
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 11 11
Quiz 5 1 5
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 5,12
Credits ECTS 5
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