May 30, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PPM 601 - Applied Data Analysis and Statistics

Introduces students to a variety of analytical approaches to studying management, planning, and policy questions. Topics include organizing for analysis and making sense of data, description and summarization of data distributions, graphing data and trends using Excel, correlation analysis methods, and an introduction to simple and multiple linear regression analysis. Students learn to select and apply statistical methodology appropriately and evaluate critically work done by others. A case study approach helps students acquire and apply skills in public policy, planning, and management settings and practice communicating methods and findings persuasively to non-technical but knowledgeable audiences.

Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Policy, Planning, and Management

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