BUS 210: Business Analytics I

BUS 210-K02: Business Analytics I
(Fall 2022)

06:00 PM to 07:15 PM TR

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Section Information for Fall 2022

This course introduces students to business analytics and addresses how businesses use analytics to create and sustain competitive advantage. Topics include data types, summarization and graphical display of data, application of basic probability rules, and probability distributions. The course also introduces students to fundamentals of spreadsheets and their use in business applications.

Dr. Pyle will introduce important tools in a practical approach stressing the ideas and not the mathematics.  In addition, students will master the use spreadsheets (Excel) to develop work product presenting technically correct and easy to interpret answers to interesting questions.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Course introduces business analytics and why businesses use analytics to create and sustain competitive advantage. Topics include data types, summarization and graphical display of data, application of basic probability rules, and probability distributions. Introduces fundamentals of spreadsheets and their use in business applications. Learn how to apply appropriate analytical tools to gain useful insights from real-life datasets. A third attempt will require academic advisor approval. Limited to two attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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