Category: Special Topics
Field of Study: Statistics
Audience: HR Managers, HR Generalists
Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Delivery Method: Self-Study
- Some college level courses with moderate algebraic training
- ERI Distance Learning Center Course 09: Basic Quantitative Methods
This course introduces the analyst to statistical and quantitative applications that are used in Human Resource discrimination audits. Key to this course is the application of such methods as median, Chi-square, Fisher Exact, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, binomial, runs, McNemar, sign, and Wald-Wolfowitz tests. These tests can be used for the analyses and reporting of potentially discriminatory hiring, compensation and benefits practices.
- Identify discriminatory practices
- Select appropriate statistical tests to use in discrimination analyses
- Utilize Median, Chi-square, Fisher Exact, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Binomial, Runs, McNemar, Sign, and Wald-Wolfowitz tests in discrimination analyses
- Use Internet and software resources to research employment practices
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