This class provides a review of the key statistical concepts and techniques that are commonly encountered in the financial industry. It looks at univariate and bivariate statistics, regression analysis, and common probability distributions.distributions.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course, though attendees should be comfortable with basic algebra.
Central tendency: mean, mode, median
Dispersion: standard deviation, variance, volatility calculation
Skew and kurtosis
Normal and discrete distribution
Covariance and correlation
Regression analysis: beta, r²
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
This class is intended for anyone who needs to use statistics to analyse data or to do research. It is also suitable for those who want to gain insights to how statistics can be used to make inferences and estimations
These courses are included in this module