Course Description

DSCI 300 Prescriptive Business Analysis (3)

Yen-Ting Lin

CRN 28 Limit 25
6-week session II (7/16 – 8/24)
1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.            

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: ECON 216, ITMG 100 and (MATH 130 or MATH 150 or MATH 151). 
Prescriptive business analytics focuses on helping decision makers solve complex business problems. Students develop skills necessary to define, analyze, and solve problems in all areas of business including operations, marketing, and finance. Students utilize spreadsheets to model, analyze, and develop solution alternatives for a variety of business problems. Among the tools students utilize are modeling, influence diagrams, decision trees, Monte Carlo simulation, optimization techniques, and sensitivity analysis. (Note: May take ECON 217 concurrently during the fall and spring semesters only). Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than eight (8) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 25.