This course presents an overview as well as practical guidelines for applying analytics and data to complex business decisions as they arise. The textbook used in the course will be Profit from Science, written by the instructor.
Working knowledge of business terminology and general business practices. Basic mathematics and computer skills, and cursory familiarity with information technology.
LEARNING OUTCOMES/COURSE OBJECTIVES
COURSE STRUCTURE AND MATERIALS
The course is based upon lectures, exercises done in class, exercises done by students outside of class, exercise solution discussion, and case discussion.
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9 class sessions, 3 hours each from 6 – 9 p.m.
Case assignment each session
What is Analytical problem solving?
How to properly frame a problem
How are business problems different from other problems?
Methods and tools of analytics, Part 1
Methods and tools of analytics, Part 2
All about data
Visualization and other user considerations
Building and maintaining analytical teams
What does a modern analytical organization look like?