King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
College of Industrial Management
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Department of Management, Marketing and Operations Management
Operations Management Group
Course Syllabus for Statistics for Management I (OM 201)
First Session 2003-2004 (31)
Instructor : Dr. Jamal A. Al-Zayer
Office No. : 24 / 228
Office Phone No : 860-2117
Class Hours: Section 1 SMW : 7:00-7:50 AM
Section 2 SMW : 8:00-8:50 AM
Section 3 SMW : 9:00-9:50 AM
Class Location: Section 1 24-120
Section 2 24-116
Office Hours: SMW : 10:00-11:30 AM
(OTHER TIMES BY APPOINTMENT)
UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
OM 201 STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT I (3-0-3)
CATALOG DESRCIPTION :
Hypothesis testing for means and variances; index numbers and time series; linear simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis; the chi-squared and F distributions and their applications.
TEXT BOOKS :
1) Statistics For Management, by R.I. Levin Seventh Edition.
GOAL & COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course is a continuation of OM 201. The student is assumed to have completed, successfull a basic statistics course. The course objective is to famlllarize the student with application oriented statistical analysis. In this respect the SAS Computer package will be used extensively throughout the course. Therefore, it is preferred that the student has taken IS 202 in order to comprehend the SAS programs which will be covered in this course.
The students will be introduced to different topics in the field of STATISTICS. Hypothesis testing will be broadened. ANOVA, experimental design, simple and multiple regression, modeling techniques and time series will be introduced. Throughout the course, there will be emphasis on the application of statistical concepts to business problems and the use of statistics in the decision making context. SAS computer package, which is available on the Mainframe, and some other PC statistical packages will be used extensively.
Topic to Covered
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Grouping and Displaying Data to Convey Meaning: Tables and Graphs
Chapter 3 Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion in Frequency Distributions
Chapter 4 Probability I: Introductory Ideas
Chapter 5 Probability Distributions
Chapter 6 Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Chapter 7 Estimations
Chapter 8 Testing Hypothesis: One Sample Tests
Chapter 10 Quality and Quality Control
Chapter 16 Index Numbers
Chapter 17 Decision Theory
Mid Term Exam 20 % Oct. 16
Second Exam 20 % DEC. 118
Class Quizzes 20 % (to be announced)
Final Exam 35 %
Homework, Attendance & Participation 5 %
Grading is according to students grade distribution taking into consideration average and standard deviation. Grades will be standardized.
One point will be deducted from the final grade for each unexcused absence. More than 9 unexcused absences will automatically result in being dropped from the course with a WF grade.