Live Educational Webinar
Regression and Statistics for Business with Excel
Price: FREE
Apr. 24, 2018 Tuesday
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (Pacific)
1 Hour
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Free Live Webinar

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  • Expert-instructor-led learning with live Q&A
  • Based on a great course on Illumeo
Michael McDonald, Ph.D. President, Morning Investments
Michael McDonald explains how to run regressions in Excel and make forecasts based on them. Unlike traditional webinars where it can be hard to try out techniques as the instructor is teaching, this session will have purposeful breaks for you to try out techniques on your own.

Topics to be covered include:

  • How to gather business data from online sources at no cost
  • How to combine datasets into an easy to use format
  • How to run regressions based on the data
  • How to interpret the regressions
  • How to form forecasts based on regressions
  • How to determine the margin of error around any regression forecast
  • How to run scenario analysis and produce output statistics that indicate how confident users of a regression forecast should be

Learning Objectives

After attending this event you will be able to:
Gather business data from online sources at no cost.
Combine datasets into an easy to use format.
Interpret the regressions.
Form forecasts based on regressions.
Determine the margin of error around any regression forecast.


Michael McDonald, Ph.D.President, Morning Investments
Michael McDonald, Ph.D.
President, Morning Investments
Michael is a finance professor at Fairfield University in Connecticut and is an associate with TRI Corporation, a training firm focused on cross functional and financial training doing work for Fortune 500 firms. He holds a PhD in finance from the University of Tennessee and his work has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, CNN,, Bloomberg, Reuters, and many other outlets. Michael is the President of Morning Investments, a consulting firm headquartered in Connecticut. He consults extensively with organizations ranging form Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to start-up businesses on matters related to finance and investments. Michael has served also as an expert witness on finance related matters in legal disputes, and is an arbitrator with the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Moderated by Jennifer RobbinsIllumeo Webinar Manager
Moderated by Jennifer Robbins
Illumeo Webinar Manager
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