a) Knowledge and understanding
The course allows students to acquire advanced level knowledge and understanding of business and management issues focusing on applied problem solving, in particular:
- Knowledge of the main sources of official Italian data (ISTAT, ISMEA, etc..)
- Knowledge of inductive methods of inferential statistics for the specification, estimation and testing of parameters of statistical models used in forecasting and decision-making and in auditing
- Acquisition of key statistical tools for decision making and quality management.
b) Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, students will be able to measure, detect and process economic data also through the use of appropriate software. Students will be able to design and manage surveys, to contribute to problem solving with reference to economic contexts.
At the end of the course, students will be able to set up a statistical survey from the data collection, through the preparation of sampling plans, to the quantitative analysis. Students will be able to assess the implications and results of the business activities.
d) Communication skills.
At the end of the course, students will be able to interact with all levels of a company, delivering results in terms of quantitative summaries of company information and correctly interpreting the results of sample analysis.
e) Ability to learn (learning skills).
The course will stimulate the student towards a critical reflection on the principles of construction / utilization of information and on the application of statistical methods to business issues.