BUS 310: Business Analytics II

BUS 310-K01: Business Analytics II
(Fall 2020)

05:00 PM to 06:15 PM MW

Mason Korea G203

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Section Information for Fall 2020

This course examines the use of business analytics for understanding and analyzing business problems and for supporting business decision-making.  It is geared for the business professional engaged in decision making or decision support. The emphasis is on business applications, and not mathematics. Students will possess an adequate level of proficiency in and comfort with spreadsheet software. The format will be lectures and hands-on exposure to data analytics tools, including complex Excel options. Discussions and questions are highly encouraged.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces modeling relationships contained in data and linear models to make predictions in business. Topics include estimation, hypotheses testing, statistical inference, analysis of variance and linear regression techniques. Fundamentals of linear programming to solve optimization problems in business. Apply analytical tools to gain insights from real-life datasets. Hands-on experience and application of the methods to data sets using spreadsheet software. A third attempt will require academic advisor approval. Limited to two attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: BUS 210C, U210 or 210T.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

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

Schedule Type: Lecture

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