Sharad Borle

 

 


 

Sharad is a faculty of Management at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, Houston, Texas. He holds a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, and his expertise lies in Business statistics and data analytics. He is a well published academic with publications in top tier quantitative journals. He is passionate about teaching Business statistics and makes difficult concepts easy to understand in a way that learners get confidence in applying them to their particular decision situations.




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Jul 24th 2017

The abilities to understand and apply Business Statistics are becoming increasingly important in the industry. A good understanding of Business Statistics is a requirement to make correct and relevant interpretations of data. Lack of knowledge could lead to erroneous decisions which could potentially have negative consequences for a firm. This course is designed to introduce you to Business Statistics.

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Jul 24th 2017

Confidence intervals and Hypothesis tests are very important tools in the Business Statistics toolbox. A mastery over these topics will help enhance your business decision making and allow you to understand and measure the extent of ‘risk’ or ‘uncertainty’ in various business processes.
This course advances your knowledge about Business Statistics by introducing you to Confidence Intervals and Hypothesis Testing.

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Jul 24th 2017

Regression Analysis is perhaps the single most important Business Statistics tool used in the industry. Regression is the engine behind a multitude of data analytics applications used for many forms of forecasting and prediction. This is the fourth course in the specialization, "Business Statistics and Analysis". The course introduces you to the very important tool known as Linear Regression. You will learn to apply various procedures such as dummy variable regressions, transforming variables, and interaction effects. All these are introduced and explained using easy to understand examples in Microsoft Excel.

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Jul 17th 2017

The use of Excel is widespread in the industry. It is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day to day functioning. This course is designed to give you a working knowledge of Excel with the aim of getting to use it for more advance topics in Business Statistics.

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