Making Decisions with Data BUS 581 (3)
The fundamentals of statistical analysis, data visualization and business analytics with an emphasis on how to communicate effectively with data in a collaborative team environment. Working with a variety of data sources and software, work in teams to learn how to conduct descriptive and inferential statistics and apply it to business decision making. Understand tools for cleaning and preparing data sets in order to investigate relationships between variables, and to create visualizations to derive meaningful insights. More advanced topics will investigate modelling business decisions using analytical tools such as predictive analytics, multiple regression and decision analysis. Work in teams to develop and interpret models in a variety of applications to business decision making.