BUS 206-A Quantitative Analysis


Course Details

  • Online
  • 8 Weeks | May 29 - Jul 20
  • 3 Credits | Cost: $1425.00
  • Online myHill Registration | April 9 – May 22
  • Online Payment is Due at Time of Registration

Course Description

Introduction to the techniques and reasoning processes of statistical analysis. Emphasis on statistical reasoning and critical analysis of statistical evidence. Statistical software is used to support computational tasks. Topics include study design, data collection, descriptive statistics, elementary probability, discrete and continuous distributions, confidence interval estimation, tests of hypotheses for numerical and categorical data, and simple linear regression.

Additional Information

  • Prerequisite: MTH 105 Finite Math, or MTH 119 Calculus for Business, or MTH 125 Calculus I.
  • This course is required for all Business Administration majors.
  • This course fulfills the Statistical Reasoning General Education requirement.
  • Faculty will contact all students after the May 22nd registration deadline with course instructions. Students should expect to dedicate approximately 17 hours of course related work per week.

Course Instructor

Michael Salé

Assistant Professor of Management

Professor Michael Salé has taught at Stonehill since 2007. He brings with him vast experience in information technology management/consulting and multiple successes in helping organizations leverage IT systems to meet their strategic goals. Professor Salé began his career as a Senior Project Manager in the higher education software industry where he led the implementation of enterprise-level administrative software at hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and overseas. He also owns his own consulting firm which specializes in providing services to college and university information technology teams. Professor Salé’s main teaching areas include business and operations management, IT management, and software engineering. Professor Salé’s major research interest is in the area of legacy software code maintenance practices.

Professor Salé is originally from the Boston area and currently resides on the South Shore. He lives at home with his White Capped Pionus Parrot named Coco. He is very active in campus ministry here at Stonehill and leads a student Bible study group each semester. You will usually find him at the Chapel of Mary during Sunday morning worship. Professor Salé also serves as a Community Associate for Residence Life. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, reading, British cars, and he admits that he is a bit of an eBay junkie.