In this course, students acquire practical skills (bridging technology and real-world situations) in modeling and resolving business problems using personal computers. With computers becoming essential tools for executives in most organizations, knowing how to effectively use them to solve problems will be very helpful in other business courses and students’ future professional career.
Upon completing the course, students will be able to: - Know how to frame problems, and integrate various analytical skills (e.g. statistics and mathematics) to model and address management concerns. - Be comfortable with the personal computer, motivated to self-learn problem analysis computer tools and know where to get relevant information and system resources. - Be familiar with a variety of software solutions (e.g. add-ins) and gain competency in using a spreadsheet application as an analysis, model verification, simulation and management reporting tool.
|Number of credit hours per week||3|
|Total number of credit hours||36|
|Presence of students||On-campus|