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Fall 2017
Nov 23, 2017
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OPIM 170 - Computational Busn Model
The course has the following objectives:
1) Define Business Information Systems.
2) Introduce basic concepts related to Data and Model integration for decision making.
3) Cover the following introductory statistical concepts:
a. Measures of Central Tendency (Mean, Median, Mode).
b. Measures of Dispersion (Range, Variance, Standard Deviation).
c. Measures of Shape (Symmetry, Skewness).
d. Presenting Quantitative Data using Frequency Distribution Tables and Histograms.
e. Summarizing Qualitative Data.
f. Generating a Trend Line using the Method of Least Squares with Solver.
4) Provide a comprehensive Excel foundation for use in future MSB courses, such as:
a. Creating, Formatting, Auditing and Managing Worksheets and Workbooks.
b. Using Built-in Statistical, Financial, Logical & Date Functions.
c. Creating and Formatting Charts.
d. Manipulating Data, and using Data Tables & PivotTables/Pivot Charts.
e. Tools for managing a complex worksheet, such as Grouping, and Documenting.
f. Making Decisions with Goal Seek, Scenario Manager & Solver.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Operations & Information Mgmt Department

Course Attributes:
Mean Grade is Calculated

Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      McDonough School of Business
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Business Administration
      Int'l Business Regional Stds
      International Business
      Int'l Political Eco Business
      Operations & Information Mgmt
      Undeclared Business
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      First Year

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