Dr. David C. Juran, who teaches courses in statistics for management and managing operations, is a winner of six teaching awards at Columbia Business School and at the Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management, including the EMBA Globe Award for Teaching Excellence. Juran’s research has appeared in Management Science, Journal of Operations Management, and other journals. Juran’s academic interests are informed by extensive industrial and corporate experience at Pepperidge Farm, Spaulding Company, and Juran Institute, as well as his experience as an independent management consultant for organizations such as [x+1], Gordian Group, Johnson & Johnson, MarketBridge, MTV Networks, Opera Solutions, Veeco, and Carl Zeiss. Dr. Juran earned his Ph.D. at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, concentrating in the fields of operations management, operations research, and organizational behavior.
Much of business involves translating data into insights that others can grasp and act on. To do this effectively, you need to excel in the art of presenting data-based insights in a clear, accessible way.
In this course, you will build a solid foundation in basic statistical concepts. You will discover how to model unpredictable events and incorporate them into your decision-making processes. You will also interpret the importance of random events. Finally, you will develop effective graphs and learn to model a decision or process, helping you make sound decisions for your teams.
Key Course Takeaways
- Develop effective graphs to communicate data to clients and colleagues
- Examine how random events can affect the outcome of a scenario
- Model a decision or process with a binomial distribution
How It Works
Who Should Enroll
- Professionals looking to uncover insights from data
- Students who are pre-MBA or considering earning an MBA
- Analysts and researchers
- Individuals interested in moving into an analyst role
- Anyone seeking to leverage statistical or analytic skills