The Business Statistics and Analysis Capstone is an opportunity to apply various skills developed across the four courses in the specialization to a real life data. The Capstone, in collaboration with an industry partner uses publicly available ‘Housing Data’ to pose various questions typically a client would pose to a data analyst.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM BUSINESS STATISTICS AND ANALYSIS CAPSTONE
Great course. Gives the student the challenge to create their own analysis and write their own report. I also felt that grading peers was a useful learning tool.
Had a good opportunity to practice regression, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Now whenever I read any research paper, it feels good to be able to interpret all the models
The Best Capstone, it was really engaging and we had to really use our brain unlike many other where it was mere copy paste. really good project
This course is really helpful for beginners in Business analytics. The teaching approach of Professor is very engaging and simpe, no prerequisite is required.
About the Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization
The Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization is designed to equip you with a basic understanding of business data analysis tools and techniques. Informed by our world-class Data Science master's and PhD course material, you’ll master essential spreadsheet functions, build descriptive business data measures, and develop your aptitude for data modeling. You’ll also explore basic probability concepts, including measuring and modeling uncertainty, and you’ll use various data distributions, along with the Linear Regression Model, to analyze and inform business decisions. The Specialization culminates with a Capstone Project in which you’ll apply the skills and knowledge you’ve gained to an actual business problem.
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