Business Analytics Certificate
Fall 2016 Schedule

Monday, August 22, 2016 (first day of classes)- Monday, December 5, 2016 (last day of classes)

Final Exams: December 7-13

Tuesday (Evening, 5:30-8:00 p.m.)

CORE COURSE

 MGT 5190.0, Data Mining and Analytics, CRN 45501, Hemant Jain,
Prerequisites: MGT 5710
This course provides an introduction to the field of business intelligence and analytics. The focus of this class is hands-on learning of how to use statistical techniques to solve business problems. It covers extensive use of data, quantitative analysis, exploratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to generate knowledge and drive decisions and actions. The use of key performance indicators, dashboards and scorecards for performance management and opportunity assessment are also addressed. This course expands on probability and statistical concepts, statistical modeling, and experimental design. 

 

WEDNESDAY (Evening, 5:30-8:00 p.m.)

BACKGROUND/PRE-REQUISITE COURSE

MGT 5710.0, Business Statistics, CRN 41832, Mohammad Ahmadi, Prerequisites: None
The course presents statistical concepts and their application for managerial decision making. Computer based statistical analysis and the application of the insights gained through such statistical analysis for developing effective business decisions will be integrated into every aspect of the course. Topics addressed include organizing and summarizing data using databases, queries, graphical and tabular presentation of data using spread sheets, probability theory and sampling distributions integrated with analysis of data, estimation and hypothesis testing for one and more than one population, correlations, and regression analysis, and introduction to quality control.

 

THURSDAY (Evening, 5:30-8:00 p.m.)

CORE COURSE

 MGT 5140.0, Databases and Data Warehouses, CRN 45500, Beni Asllani,
This course covers database, data warehousing, and SQL concepts and offers practical recommendations for using these tools for data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL). Differential course fee will be assessed.