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Practice Safe Statistics

 Practice Safe Statistics
CPE Credit

Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) hour
Fields of Study: Statistics
Item Number: 11OBVVC4385
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

This webinar will illustrate some common mistakes made in the application of analytical techniques, and to refresh the analyst's recollection of some statistical principles and tools to deal with those errors. Experienced practitioners will benefit from the reminder of statistical and methodological considerations essential in an analysis, while newly credentialed practitioners will learn how to structure an effective analysis.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

Identify common mistakes in the application of analytical techniques
Employ statistical principles to mitigate analytic errors
Summerize methodiological considerations essential for effective analysis
Who Should Attend

Anyone wishing to learn more about statistical analysis.


William Black, CPA, ABV, CFE, CVA, ABAR
Bill Black is an independent forensic accountant and business valuation consultant, practicing from Atlanta, Georgia, who has served clients throughout the United States and in 11 foreign countries. His major areas of practice focus include valuation and damages measurement of intellectual property and other intangibles in dispute resolution and strategic contexts, and similar services for professional practices (including law firms and medical practices).

Bill has served as an expert witness in State and Federal Courts and arbitration, and assisted in business acquisitions and divestitures. In addition to his consulting career, Bill has experience in private industry and worked on the research staff of the Financial Accounting Standards Board. During the 2011- 2012 academic year, Bill was a visiting assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University while completing his PhD in Accounting and Finance.