Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Business Analytics (BUS 355)
January 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: analyze quantitative and qualitative data from a range of business scenarios using proper analytical tools; utilize software program for data analysis; identify issues with data collection and input; evaluate and interpret results; assess the factors to be taken into account when gathering data and choosing the best analysis tools; present findings in a fair, unbiased, and objective manner; articulate a clear comprehension of concepts and ability to interpret results and data.
Major topics covered include: an introduction to business analytics; managerial statistical tools for regression in both descriptive and predictive analytics; forecasting, risk analysis, simulation, data mining, and decision analysis. Students will learn to apply basic business analytics tools in a spreadsheet environment, communicate with analytics professionals, and use and interpret analytic models and results effectively to make business decisions. The learning experience will give students the fundamental concepts and tools needed to understand the emerging role of business analytics in organizations.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Analytics, Business Management, or Data Analytics (2/23).