This course, the first of a three-course sequence, provides an introduction to statistics for those with little or no prior exposure to basic probability and statistics. Once you have completed this course you will be able to apply statistically valid designs to basic studies, and test hypotheses regarding proportions and means.
Mr. Peter Bruce
Mr. Peter Bruce is Founder and President of The Institute for Statistics Education at Statistics.com. He is the developer of Resampling Stats software (originated by Julian Simon in the 1970's), and has also taught resampling statistics at the University of Maryland and in a variety of short courses. He is the author of Responsible Data Science, with Grant Fleming (Wiley, 2021), Machine Learning for Business Analytics, with Galit Shmueli, Peter Gedeck,
Mrs. Meena Badade
Mrs. Meena Badade has over 23 years teaching experience, leading courses in statistics at various levels of education and at different institutions nationally and internationally. She also has a number of research papers published in respected journals. In addition to academic practice, she has considerable corporate experience at Metric Consultancy, where she worked as a statistical consultant and data analyst for international clients, applying various statistical techniques to projects in several industries.
Ms. Anuja Kulkarni
Ms. Anuja Kulkarni has managed and taught over 125 online course sessions and more than 1000 students as an Assistant Teacher at The Institute for Statistics Education. She holds a Masters’ degree in Statistics from Kolhapur University, India, where she also taught undergraduate statistics. Ms. Kulkarni teaches Statistics, Optimization Methods and Predictive Analytics and assists in several other course topics here for over six years. In all, her passion is leading new students into the fascinating and practical world of statistics through the introductory statistics course series at The Institute.