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MANA 6302 (3-3-0) Quantitative Analysis for Managers
Students will utilize real-life cases in learning to apply some graphic and quantitative tools of decision analysis. Modeling and graphics applications used include text boxes, spreadsheet layout and design, formulas, functions, and charts of various types. Models include probability distributions, decision trees, present value, expected value of information, time series forecasting, analysis of variance, and multiple linear regression. Emphasis is on effective articulation and presentation of reasoning and conclusions. The course requires extensive use of Excel and email messages and attachments. Basic computer skills (MS Windows, Word, and Excel) are assumed. Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
Prerequisite: MANA 6303 or undergraduate equivalent. Managerial accounting and economics are strongly recommended.