Course Descriptions

Business Administration

MBA 7720
Forecasting for Business Analytics
3 credits

This course explores how to choose an appropriate time series forecasting method, fit the model, evaluate its performance, and use it for forecasting.  Topics that will be covered include: regression models, smoothing methods including Moving Average (MA) and Exponential Smoothing, and Autoregressive (AR) models, model enhancements such as second-layer models and ensembles, and various issues encountered in practice.  This course will emphasize using Excel for building and implementing forecasting models.

Prerequisite(s): MBA 6300