Jun 09, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSAN 6040 Data, Models and Decisions for Analytics

3 semester hours

The course introduces students to the process of understanding, displaying, visualizing and transforming data into insight in order to help managerial decision makers make better, more informed, data-driven decisions. The course provides a basic introduction to cleaning data as well as exploring data with descriptive analytics and visualization techniques. It also provides an introduction to predictive analytics (forecasting and regression), and prescriptive analytics (simulation and optimization). The course will require the use of Excel, Tableau, and other specialized analytics and decision-making software.

Prerequisite: Completion of a college statistics course in the last four years with a grade of B of better.