Foundations of Statistics


Course Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $850

Next Start Date:

February 6, 2024

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About this Course

Statistics — the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data — permeates and influences our lives. If something can be measured, the science of statistics can be applied to make it more relevant and understandable. Statistical techniques are used to generate valuable insights and shape decisions in disparate fields such as business, science, engineering, politics, the environment, health care and sports. Having a solid foundation in statistics can be valuable in a wide variety of professions.

In this course, you’ll explore the essential knowledge and concepts of statistics. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the properties of probability and their distributions, along with their impact on statistical inference. And you‘ll learn how to apply these properties to investigate the relationships between various characteristics of data.

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Designed For

Professionals who use statistics in their work, and others who want to deepen their knowledge of the subject.

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What You’ll Learn

  • Key concepts in statistics, including definitions, terminology and designing research questions
  • Fundamental aspects of probability and distributions
  • How to interpret statistical results based on sample size, confidence intervals and significance

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After successfully completing this course, you can claim a digital achievement badge that can be shared on LinkedIn and other social media sites.


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Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Course Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings


Meet your instructor

Subu Swayam

Enterprise Data Architect, Sound Transit


You'll earn 2 continuing education units (CEUs) for successfully completing this course. Learn more about noncredit options.

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