Moodle, Syllabus
Week # 
Date 
Assignment 

1 
Aug 26 
Do this PreCourse Assignment Course (after getting my "Welcome" email). Introduction and Overview Chapter 1: What is Statistics, Read entire chapter. Tableau (Optional): What is Tableau? Access and installation. Course Objectives: 
2 
Sept 2 
Decision Analysis and Decision Trees. Supplemental Readings: Lind Ch20 (from 16 Ed.) (PDF), Bertsimas Ch.1 §13 (PDF) Tableau (Optional): Getting Started Course Objectives: 
3 
Sept 9 
Chapter 5: Probability, Read chapter, skip Contingency Tables, and Baye's Theorem. Tableau (Optional): Replication of M&M Charts Course Objectives: 
4 
Sept 16 
Chapter 6: Discrete Distributions, Read chapter, skip Hypergeometric and Poisson Probability Distributions. Tableau (Optional): Box Plots Course Objectives: 
5 
Sept 23 
Chapter 7: Continuous Distributions, Read chapter, skip Normal Approximation to the Binomial, and The Family of Exponential Distributions. Tableau (Optional): NonExcel visualizations Course Objectives: 
6 
Sept 30 
Chapter 8: Sampling Methods, Read entire chapter. Chapter 9: Estimations and Confidence Intervals. Read chapter. Skip Confidence Level for a Proportion, and FinitePopulation Correction Factor. Tableau (Optional): Clustered Charts Course Objectives: 
6 

Exam 1, Weeks 15. This exam will be administered "online." It is available from 9/28 to 10/4. Let Dr. Jerz know if you need it a little earlier or later. 
7 
Oct 7 
Chapter 10: OneSample Tests, Read chapter, skip Tests Concerning Proportions, Type II Error. Tableau (Optional): Cleaning data and working with named ranges Course Objectives: 
8 
Oct 14 
Chapter 13: Regression and Correlation, Read chapter, skip Transforming Data. Tableau (Optional): Scatter Diagrams Course Objectives: 
9 
Oct 21 
Chapter 14: Multiple Regression, Read chapter, skip Stepwise Regression. Tableau (Optional): Regression Analysis Course Objectives: 
10 
Oct 28 
Optimizations and Simulation. Supplemental Readings: Heizer Chapter 19 Linear Programming (PDF), and Bertsimas Chapter 5 Simulation Modeling (PDF). Tableau (Optional): Multiple Regression Analysis Course Objectives: 
11 
Nov 4 
Exam 2, Weeks 610. This exam will be administered "online." The exam will be available from 11/2 to 11/8. Tableau (Optional): Sharing Your Visualizations 