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Research and Analytical Skills for Decision Making
Credits: 3 cr.
You study the research methods and skills necessary for effective leadership in generating change. The course focuses on providing you with the ability to conduct and evaluate various types of research. The content of the course concentrates on defining research questions, identifying information sources and selecting appropriate quantitative and qualitative research methods.
In addition, you analyze and interpret data using both descriptive and inferential statistical concepts. This course offers you the opportunity to review the statistical principles used to establish findings and evaluate research results.
NOTE: Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint technologies are used.