6.0
ECTS / Credit Units
 Year: 2 / 1º Semestre Plan: 2015/16 Scientific Area: MAT Level: L1

 Theorical: 32.00 Theorical-Pratical: 48.00 Pratical and Laboratorial: Fieldwork: Seminar: Internship: Tutorial:
 Assigned Internship Hours: Assigned Projects Hours: Assigned Fieldwork Hours: Assigned Study Hours: Assigned Evaluation Hours: Others:

### Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Gestão - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

### Teaching Staff

Délia Canha Gouveia Reis

Responsibilities:
Ensino teórico-prático
Rita Maria César e Sá Fernandes de Vasconcelos

Responsibilities:
Regência
Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico

## Course Information

### Course Objectivs

1 As a basic course in Statistics and Probability, aims to enable the student to probability theory of knowledge that will be useful in understanding many technical situations that arise throughout the course and occupation.

2 This course is also intended to go through the application of simple statistical techniques issues in business and administartion. Students will be able to use these statistical techniques to better analyze datasets, either through merely descriptive index calculation or by construction of confidence intervals, performing hypothesis testing to random variable parameters and building regression models.

3 Students develop skills in understanding, with the essential critical thinking, data analysis and communication of results. This course is also intended to provide students with the capacity utilization and application of statistical software

### Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Methodology: Teaching Methodologies: Lectures. Solving exercises and problems with a statistical software or a calculator. Obtaining statistical analysis and interpreting the outputs. Evaluation: Two mandatory tests each weighting 50%.

### Main Bibliography

Mendenhall, W., Sincich, T. (2003). A Second Course in Statistics: Regression Analysis. Prentice & Hall.
Aczel, A. D. (1995). Statistics - Concepts and Applications. Irwin.
Pestana, D., Velosa, S. (2010). Introdução à Probabilidade e à Estatística, Vol. I, 4ª edição. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
Murteira, B. J. F., C. S. Ribeiro, J. Andrade e Silva, C. Pimenta, F. Pimenta (2015). Introdução à Estatística. Escolar Editora.
Galvão de Mello, F. (2000). Probabilidades e Estatística, Conceitos e Métodos Fundamentais. Escolar Editora.
Murteira, B. J. F. (1990). Probabilidades e Estatística, vol. I e II, 2ª ed. McGraw-Hill.
A. Afonso, C. Nunes (2011). Estatística e Probabilidades - Aplicações e Soluções em SPSS. Escolar Editora.
D. Waller (2008). Statistics for Business. Elsevier.
M. F. Triola, L. A. Franklin (1994). Business Statistics - Understanding Populations and Processes. Addison- Wesley.