Course Descriptions

Business Administration

MBA 7710
Seminar in Data Analysis
3 credits

This course is designed as a hands-on course in Business Analytics, an area of business administration that considers the extensive use of data, methods, and fact-based management to support and improve decision making.  This course covers the data management infrastructure that supports data analysis, analytic methods, and visualization as a tool to communicate analytic results.  Practical examples and hands-on exercises present an opportunity to apply concepts and techniques used in data analytics.  Data visualization tools are used as a means to explore and analyze data and as a means to effectively communicate analytic results.  This course discusses the benefits of employing analytics and a structured approach to problem-solving in management situations.

Prerequisite(s): MBA 6300