BGPA312 STATISTICS FOR PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

This course provides an introduction to statistical techniques which can be applied to public administration. The emphasis is on explaining statistical procedures and interpreting the resulting conclusions. Topics include: introduction to statistics, organization and presentation of data, frequency distribution, central tendency and dispersion, probability and probability distributions, central limited theorem, hypothesis testing, one-sample significance test, sampling concepts, correlation analysis, measurement of association, introduction to SPSS.

Pre-requisite: None