Course Descriptions

HS 246A — Data, Models, and Decisions

Presents students with an introduction to the fundamental concepts of statistics and their application in managerial decision-making. Covers the essentials required for students to understand issues related to measurement and how to generate descriptive information and statistical analyses from these measurements using Excel and STATA. Focuses primarily on applying quantitative and data visualization skills in real-world scenarios, particularly within the non-profit sector, to address social impact challenges. Usually offered every year.