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Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Quantitative Methods

Presentation

Introduction to the practice of quantitative analysis.
Description of fundamental concepts and procedures of Statistics.
The CU approach is based on the domains of Descriptive Statistics and Statistical Inference.

Programme

Human Resources Management and Development

Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS

| Semestral | 5

Year | Type of course unit | Language

2 |Mandatory |Português

Code

ULP619-4944

Recommended complementary curricular units

Research Methods in Social Sciences.

Professional Internship

Não

Syllabus

1. Introduction to descriptive statistics.
2. Data presentation.
3. Frequency distribution.
4. Location measures.
5. Measures of dispersion and concentration.
6. Asymmetry and kurtosis measurements.
7. Index numbers.
8. Linear regression and simple correlation.
9. Time series.
10. Introduction to statistical inference.

Objectives

By the end of the semester, students are expected to have a satisfactory grasp of the basic concepts and procedures of quantitative analysis.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

Theoretical and Practical Classes.
Assessment: Two theoretical-practical tests (50% + 50%)

References

Reis, E. (2018). Estatística Descritiva - 7ª Edição. Edições Sílabo. ISBN:978-972-618-476-8
Coelho, J. P., Cunha, L. M., Martins, I. L. (2008). Inferência Estatística - Com Utilização do SPSS e do G*Power. Edições Sílabo. ISBN:978-972-618-517-8

 

Office Hours

Nome do docente  

Horário de atendimento

Sala

Renato Santiago

5ªfeira(13h00-14h00)