Statistics for Public Service and Managers

Summer 2017 (Second Session)
Credits per quarter

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Statistics can transform data into useful information for decision makers. In this course students will be shown why statistics are relevant and will become familiar with software that is commonly used in the public sector as well as the business world. In fun and interactive ways students will learn how: (1) to present and describe information; (2) draw conclusions about populations of interest using sample information; (3) make reliable forecasts; and (4) ultimately to gain knowledge about improving organizational processes in the public as well as private sectors by using statistics.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in: Public Administration, management

Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia

Advertised schedule:

Tu/Thu 6-10 pm