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Basic Quantitative Methods

Course#: 09
Category: Foundation Courses
Field of Study: Statistics
Audience: HR Managers, HR Generalists
Level of Difficulty: Basic
Delivery Method: QAS Self Study
Prerequisites: Some college level courses with moderate algebraic training
Advanced Preparation: None
This online math course teaches everyday mathematics used in Human Resource Management. We begin with a discussion of basic mathematics, including math order of operations and types of measurement. Then we look at how calculating percentages and percentiles can be used to analyze Human Resource data. We show you how to calculate the slope of a line for line graphs. Then we teach techniques involved in the procurement of salary survey data, including random sampling. We show you how to analyze this salary data using a histogram to view normal distribution, skewness, and outliers. After this, we look at how statistical tests and a null hypothesis can be used to support your results.
Learning Objectives:
  • Perform basic math calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers
  • Recognize the Commutative, Associative, and Distributive mathematical properties
  • Perform basic math calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using fractions
  • Recognize order of operation
  • Calculate compound interest
  • Differentiate between the four basic kinds of measurements: Nominal, Ordinal, Interval, Ratio
  • Define mathematical comparisons and how to apply them
  • Differentiate between the basic statistical terms, sample and population
  • Recognize Outliers and Skewness in a histogram
  • Define the statistical concepts of inference, statistical tests, and hypotheses
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Course Price:  Free!
Exam Price:  $49.00

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