Apr 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

BUA 601 - Data Analysis for Business


This course familiarizes students with how to utilize data to inform organizational decision making.  In doing so students will learn to identify business problems, then learn how to differentiate types of big data, then propose a research question, think critically about which statistical processes and applications will yield insights from the data, such that students are able to inform organizational decisions.  Students will be challenged to turn data into information, describe these data effectively, and generate a professional business communication using tools found in the business workplace (Microsoft Office products normally). 

Prerequisites & Notes
A grade of B- or better in either an introductory statistics course or in a single variable calculus course (STS 215 or STS 232). Must be in a graduate degree or certificate program.  Exceptions to any prerequisites require permission of the MBA Program Director. 

Credits: 3