IĀS205 Statistics

Code IĀS205
Name Statistics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty Department of International Business, Transport Economics and Logistics
Academic staff Ingūna Jurgelāne-Kaldava, Ieva Suškeviča, Evija Liepa
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Course obtains tasks and organization of statistics. Course covers tasks which includes statistical observation, grouping, tabulation, data plotting, absolute, relative, average, variation parameters and dynamic time series and implementation of the theory in practice..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the course is to give knowledge about statistical methods and their application in analysis of economic and business processes, in order to determine regularities and development trends in industries of national economy. Objectives of the course are to obtain theoretical knowledge about specific statistical methods; to understand the process of gathering the statistical information; to understand the contents and calculation methods of statistical indicators; to be able to use statistical methods in analysis of economic and business processes, as well as in scientific work.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
To be able to orientate in statistical data, to evaluate and to make analysis - Tests over all tasks
To be understand how to use statistical calculations in practice by conducting research - Statistical research
To be able to analyze and present the obtained statistical calculations - Presentations
To be able to show comprehension and to use statistical methods in research. To be able show comprehension about acquired results, to explain, to argument and to substantiate them - Exam including theoretical and practical parts
Course prerequisites The Subject based on the knowledge, obtained in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, National Economy of Latvia.

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