Business Analytics

Business analytics is the use of data, information technology, statistical analysis, quantitative methods, and mathematical computer-based models to help managers gain improved insight about their business operations and make better, fact-based decisions.  This course will introduce students to concepts and tools of business analytics.

Course outline and assignments 

Module 1. Intro to analytics, Excel basics  

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Module 2.  Applications of analytics, Power functions
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Module 3.  Big data, Data visualization
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Module 4.  Ethical Issues, Pivot Tables

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Module 5.  Dashboards

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Module 6. Regression analysis

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Module 7. Forecasting

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Module 8.  Scenarios and Optimization

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Module 9.  Building a heat map

Module 10.  Working with real time data project

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