Search Course Descriptions
Find courses...


College
BU Hub Areas

Select a single Hub area or combination of areas below. Please note: this search will only return courses that satisfy all of the Hub areas selected.

Philosophical, Aesthetic, and Historical Interpretation
Scientific and Social Inquiry
Quantitative Reasoning
Diversity, Civic Engagement, and Global Citizenship
Communication
Intellectual Toolkit
Searching for IS833 returned 1 results in 0.18 seconds.

Displaying 1-1 of 1     
QST IS 833 - Business Analytics in Practice Assuming Introductory Programming
This Level 3 course will introduce students to programming-based tools and techniques for becoming an analytically-minded manager. The course covers both a hands-on introduction to the concepts, methods and processes of business analytics as well as an introduction to the use of analytics as the basis for creating a competitive advantage. In the first half of the course, we will learn how to extract value from data by asking the right questions and using the appropriate analytical methods and tools. These methods comprise data preprocessing steps, explanatory analysis, optimization routines, and machine learning techniques. Having developed an understanding of the fundamentals, in the second half of the class our attention shifts toward learning how managers can use these techniques as the basis for decision making and creating competitive edge from their enterprise data. Basic programming in python (e.g., IS717, taken by all MSDi students) is a prerequisite.

[ 3 cr.]

Grad Prereq: IS717 or equivalent python experience
1 section scheduled for Spring 2019
BUniverse videos for