This course provides the statistical background necessary for students to understand tools used later in the Six Sigma courses included in the program. Includes: (1) descriptive statistics, including numerical and graphical presentation of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, (2) elementary probability, and (3) introduction to inferential statistics through selected topics such as sampling, confidence limits of the mean, hypotheses testing and simple linear regression. Students who have taken OPMT 1197 Statistics for Business and Industry, with a grade of C+ or more, can use OPMT 1197 as a substitute for OPMT 1797.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2013
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