MBA 6018 - Spreadsheets and Business Analytics (4)

This course will enable students to integrate data, judgment and managerial knowledge to build spreadsheet models to quantify the financial and operational implications of managerial choices, to make sense of large datasets, and to communicate actionable managerial insights. Students will be able to explain techniques for managing business analysis to achieve high productivity, high accuracy, and to build spreadsheet models that will serve as long-term organizational assets. Students will understand the principles of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics and will be able to execute the primary techniques in a spreadsheet and other commercial software. Students will be aware of the ethical issues that can arise in business analytic work. Restricted to Business Administration, Business Administration, Business Administration, and Organization Development majors