MBA-724 : Business Analytics

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Business Management
Subject:
Business Administration
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Course introduces the MBA student to theories and techniques critical to the function of business analytics as defined by The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). Discussions focus on framing the business problem or question, framing the analytics problem, managing data, selecting the analytics approach, and addressing the business problems/questions based on data analysis results. Students will discuss cases studies of Big Data, evidence-based decision making, and work on real or simulated analytics projects using analytical packages and statistical tools. 3 credits