MBA-540: Business Analytics for Decision Making

This course provides an overview of analytical methods commonly used within business environments. The focus is on the applied use of analytical methods to make better business decisions and improve customer and shareholder value. The course provides fundamental concepts and tools needed to understand the emerging role of business analytics, and applies basic methods in descriptive, inferential, predictive, and prescriptive analytics to provide insights into business problems and decisions. Foundational statistical and data analysis methods used to enhance business decision-making are examined. This course also examines the use of spreadsheets for data manipulation, descriptive visualization and summarization, statistical analyses, and decision modeling.