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George Mason University

Business Analytics I -- BUS 210

 

Course Descriptions (from the University):  This course introduces the concept of business analytics and why businesses use analytics to create and sustain competitive advantage. Topics include data types, summarization and graphical display of data, application of basic probability rules, and probability distributions. The course also introduces students to fundamentals of spreadsheets and their use in business applications. Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisites:  Essential and expected knowledge: Proficiency in elementary algebra and geometry. Familiarity with recent versions of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Deficiencies in any of these areas should be self-remediated.

 

Syllabus -- in Word format

 

Important Dates (traditional section)
Exam Ia/b Data a/b/Part 1 Data-- Friday, October 6th key/key/key/key/key/study guide
Exam IIa/b Data a/b/Part 1 Data -- Friday, November 17th key/study guide
Final Exam -- Friday, December 15th 1:30-4:15, 4:30-7:15 key/study guide/formula sheet
 

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Problem Sets

Homework #1
Homework #2 -- Data
Homework #3 -- Data
Homework #4 -- Data
Homework #5 -- Data
Homework #6 -- Data
Homework #7 -- Data
Homework #8 -- Data
Homework #9 -- Data
Homework #10
Homework #11
Homework #12
Homework #13

Projects/Case Studies

Case Study #1
Case Study #2 -- Data
Case Study #3
Case Study #4
Case Study #5

Notes

9/15 1 2 10/13 1 2 10/20 1 2
10/27 1 2 11/3 W 1 2 E 1 2 11/10 W E 1 2
     
     

 

Answer Keys

Quiz #1 Data -- key/key
Quiz #2 Data -- key/key
Quiz #3 -- key

 

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