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  • QST IS 737

    Decision Making with Data

    Grad Prereq: QST IS717, IS833, IS834, QM877, or knowledge of Python

    This is an advanced python-based analytics course on data-driven decision-making in business environments. Business analytics professionals need to be able to i) uncover patterns in the data (descriptive analytics); ii) use the data to make predictions about future outcomes (predictive analytics); and iii) leverage this data to make optimal business decisions (prescriptive analytics). This course takes a holistic approach to analytics, touching on aspects of all three descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive pillars. We explore advanced business analytics topics, including data reduction, classification, decision analysis, and optimization. We link data models to strategy relying on statistical programming in Python and introduce novel techniques used in practice. Case studies and projects apply topics to practical business problems. 3 cr.

    [ 3 cr.]

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