# quantitative and statistical methods

COURSEWORK – Questions

Question 1

Conduct a survey on the influence of academic certification among fresh graduate in the corporate environment. The sample size must be at least 30 respondent.

• Collect your data by preparing a survey form.
• Draw two different charts to illustrate the distribution of demographical factors on the influence of academic certification among fresh graduate in the corporate environment. Interpret your charts.

Instruction: 4 Section in survey form

• Demographical factors â€“ at least 5 relevant question,
• Section B (Factor 1) â€“ at least 5 relevant question and,
• Section C (Factor 2) â€“ at least 5 relevant question and,

(4 marks)

(4 marks)

(c) Calculate using excel

i)mean, median, mode and standard deviation for each of the questions in survey form.

• Group all the question of Factor 1 into one variable by computing mean and label it as â€œFACTOR 1â€.
• Group all the question of Factor 2 into one variable by computing mean and label it as â€œFACTOR 2â€.
• Then, compute regression between academic certification among fresh graduate and corporate environment
• marks)

(d) Calculate manually the

i)mean, median, mode and standard deviation only FACTOR 1 and FACTOR 2 for academic certification among fresh graduate in the corporate environment.

ii)regression between FACTOR 1 and FACTOR 2 for academic certification among fresh graduate in the corporate environment.

Compare and comment the value.

(5 marks)

(e)Credit will also be given for the quality of your explanation and presentation, including your style of writing, spelling and grammar, layout and attention to referencing, bibliography etc.

(3 marks)

Note: This coursework must have an Executive Summary, Table of Content and Page Number and Proper Heading/Title for each part answered in question 1. Answer must be typed using Microsoft word or excel.

(Grand Total: 50 marks)