Statistical Methods

The online course is designed to provide students with an introduction to probability and statistics theory, including descriptive and inferential statistical computing. Topics include basic descriptive measures (mean, mode, median, standard deviation and variance), the central limit theorem, the normal distribution and its application, probability theory, linear regression and correlation, calculating confidence intervals and basic reliability theory. Students will learn about the types of process variation and how to apply statistical process control (SPC) techniques including how to use and interpret various control charts for variables and attributes.