Full course description

After completing this module, you should be able to:

Explain why quantitative analysis and analytics is important in decision making
Explain the types of decisions that can be made analytically in an organizational setting
Describe different decision making models and tools
Identify the fundamental concepts of measurement including levels of measurement, reliability and validity, errors, measurement and information bias
Explain how quality data affects decision making (GIGO principle)
Describe methods of ensuring the quality of data
Evaluate techniques for ensuring accurate research design
Describe how research is used in different settings: business, education, health care, the military, government, nonprofits
Explain data management techniques including transforming data, recoding data, and handling missing data
Apply appropriate decision making techniques to a specific case

Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 5

  • Leadership PDUs: 2
  • Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 1
  • Technical PM PDUs: 2