FP&A – Applied Statistical Tools: Descriptive Statistics & Trend Analysis

Monday, April 3rd
Room 303
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Intermediate

Dr. Matthew Hill, CMA, CTP, FP&A, Director, Arkansas State University Center for Treasury and Financial Analytics

Session Description

This session reviews important applied statistical concepts as well as trend analysis. Specific topics discussed include calculation and interpretation of:

  • Statistical measures of location or centrality, including the mean, median, and mode
  • Statistical measures of variability, including range, inter-quartile range, variance, and standard deviation
  • Z-scores and confidence intervals
  • Trend analysis via time-series methods