This course will provide the students with statistical tools and techniques that will enable them to make an immediate impact in their careers. Additionally, it presents an overview of the various primary and secondary research methodologies used in the business world and the application of statistical techniques to those strategies. This course will be realistically oriented and numerous business examples and cases will be analyzed. This course is a prerequisite LDR 6366 and students will be formulating analytical research methods, problem statement, and capstone proposal.Prerequisites: All LDR Core (5000-level) courses OR admission to MBA, MSEM or non-degree graduate certificate program