The importance of statistics in business is to help take informed decisions.
Today's good decisions are driven by data. In all aspects of our lives, and importantly in the business context, an amazing diversity of data is available for inspection and analytical insight. Business managers and professionals are increasingly required to justify decisions on the basis of data. They need statistical model-based decision support systems.
Statistical skills enable them to intelligently collect, analyze and interpret data relevant to their decision-making. Statistical concepts and statistical thinking enable them to:
-solve problems in a diversity of contexts.
-add substance to decisions.
To read more about decision making in business please click on link below: http://home.ubalt.edu/ntsbarsh/Busin...at/opre504.htm
Hope this would give you some insights to prepare and make your presentation.
Faizal Haque 12th February 2007 From India, Vadodara