By Professor David Dreyfus
About the subject:
This course provides an overview of Business Statistics and its role in the decision-making processes of an organization. It introduces key concepts of characterizing and quantifying uncertainty, and the development, analysis, and interpretation of results of mathematical models which describe uncertain behavior. Topics covered include descriptive statistical techniques; probability; discrete and continuous random variables and probability distributions; the Central Limit Theorem; confidence intervals; and hypothesis testing.
About the Professor:
Dr. David Dreyfus is an Assistant Professor in the Supply Chain Management Department of Rutgers Business School where he teaches the MBA Operations Analysis and the Executive MBA Business Statistics courses. His research focus is on healthcare operations, population health, teams, disruptions, and risk. He holds a PhD from Michigan State University, an MBA from University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor degree from the University of Colorado.
As an academic, David has sat in on more than 100 surgeries in the operating rooms of a major teaching hospital, published in the Journal of Operations Management, the International Journal of Medical Informatics, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and Operations Management Research, among other supply chain journals, and has presented his research at many academic and practitioner conferences.
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