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EMBA 8150: Data Analytics

Tentative Schedule for Spring 2017: Please check this page online regularly for updated links

 

 Date

Topic

Resources

Assignments Due

Friday

Jan 6

 

3:30-6:30

Class canceled due to snow/ice.

Introductory material moved to Jan 20.

 

 

Saturday

Jan 7

 

2:00-6:00

Canceled due to snow/ice

 

Time Series Forecasting

Control Charts

Walmart Revenue Data

 

Assignment Due

(Time Series Forecasting)

 

No assignment on Time Series Forecasting

 

This course now begins on January 20, 2017.

Friday

Jan 20

 

3:30-6:30

Introduction

Decision Making

Cognitive Biases

Why Analytics?

Overview of Analytics

The Initial Client Meeting

 

Predictive Models

Understanding Simple Regression

Ragsdale: Chapter 1

Movie: 12 Angry Men

Book: Being Wrong

Book: Competing on Analytics

Notes Initial Client Meeting

 

Ragsdale: Chapter 9

(pages 433-455)

Shoe Size Example

Notes Simple Regression

Assignment 1 Due on Sunday, Jan 22. (Sample Design)

Saturday

Jan 21

 

2:00-6:00

Multiple Regression Example

 

 

 

 

 

Classification Techniques

Model Building and Evaluation

Excel Example - Classification

 

Ragsdale: Chapter 9

(pages 455 onwards)

Notes Multiple Regression

Lung Capacity Data

Dummy Variables data

 

Ragsdale Chapter 10

(pages 484-507)

Classification Exercise

Titanic Survival Data

 

Assignment 2 Due on Sunday, Jan. 29.

Dataset for Assignment

(BDNF Data)

(Regression Analysis)

 

Friday

Feb 3

 

3:30-6:30

Time Series Forecasting

Short Intro Video

 

Moving Averages

Trendlines

Decomposition

 

Walmart Quarterly Sales Data

 

 

Saturday

Feb 4

Examination 2:00 - 3:30

 

Decision Making and Risk

Decision Analysis

Conclusion

Ragsdale Chapter 14

Decision Analysis Exercise Book: Thinking, Fast and slow

Team Project:

Project Report Guidelines