Professional Course

Statistics for Business Analytics: Modelling and Forecasting

edX, Online
4 weeks
4 weeks
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Course description

Statistics for Business Analytics: Modelling and Forecasting

We consider questions like these across three topics:

  • Topic 1 starts with simple, familiar ideas like correlation and builds on these to consider how simple linear regression can be applied to quantify the relationships between variables.
  • Topic 2 examines multiple linear regression and considers how we can establish models that allow us to predict values for variables of interest in circumstances where there are many variables at work.
  • Topic 3 considers the details of time series forecasting , using different methods of trend fitting to make predictions about future data.

Who should attend?


This is an Introductory level course, with no prior knowledge in statistics required. Only a basic level of junior high school math is assumed.

Course delivery details

This course is offered through The University of Queensland, a partner institute of EdX.

4-8 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$149
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Interpret the different components of a linear regression equation.
  • Distinguish between statistical measurements such as R, R2 and adjusted R2 to assess goodness-of-fit for a regression model.
  • Use technological tools to construct simple and multiple linear regression models.
  • Describe the components of a time series.
  • Select from a range of different methods to determine the most appropriate choice for trend fitting and forecasting for a given set of time series data.

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