Free Online Course on Intuitive Introduction to Probability

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The University of Zurich is offering free online course on Intuitive Introduction to Probability. This course is aimed for all those who want to learn how to improve decisions that involve some uncertainty.

This course will provide you with an intuitive and practical introduction into Probability Theory. The course will start on October 30, 2017.

Course At Glance

Subject: Probability
Institution: University of Zurich and Coursera
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on October 30, 2017

Providers’ Details

The University of Zurich, located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students. It was founded in 1833 from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine and a new faculty of philosophy.

About This Course

This course will provide you with an intuitive and practical introduction into Probability Theory. You will be able to learn how to apply Probability Theory in different scenarios and you will earn a “toolbox” of methods to deal with uncertainty in your daily life.

Learning Outcomes

The course is split in 5 modules. In each module you will first have an easy introduction into the topic, which will serve as a basis to further develop your knowledge about the topic and acquire the “tools” to deal with uncertainty. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to complete 5 exercise sessions to reflect about the content learned in each module and start applying your earned knowledge right away.

The topics covered are: “Probability”, “Conditional Probability”, “Applications”, “Random Variables”, and “Normal Distribution”.

You will see how the modules are taught in a lively way, focusing on having an entertaining and useful learning experience!

Requirements

This course is aimed for all those who want to learn how to improve decisions that involve some uncertainty. The course is constructed such that no previous knowledge of statistics is required to follow it. The acquired knowledge can be applied in any field that involves uncertainty.

Instructors

Karl Schmedders, Professor of Quantitative Business Administration
Department of Business Administration

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website
  • Create a Coursera account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.

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