This 3-part course covers the basics of practical statistics and R, a free program that will enable you to explore your data. Big Data 101 will teach you to ask the right questions and determine what data you need to make informed decisions about your business. To this end, you’ll learn the foundational concepts and vocabulary of statistics.
In this course I’ll also introduce you to R, which we will use to summarize and describe data. R is a very powerful and versatile open source tool that is available for free by clicking on that link. Please come with R and RStudio loaded on your laptop. Don’t worry if you don’t have a laptop, you can follow along in class, and I’ll send you the command lines to look over at home.
I help startups gracefully scale human systems
I taught statistics to college psychology majors for years at Hunter College and also a class on data-based consulting and applied research to MS students at Baruch. I have also worked at AMEX and Pfizer running statistical analyses for their training departments. If you have two groups of friends,...view full bio