EMBA 8150: Data Analytics

Syllabus for Spring 2020

 

 

Instructor: Dr. Satish Nargundkar 
Office: 727 College of Business 

Office Hours:  By appointment 

E-Mail : snargundkar@gmail.com
Website:
http://nargund.com/gsu  

Phone: (678) 644 6838  

 

 

Tentative Schedule for Spring 2020

 

 Date

Topic

Resources

Assignments Due

Weekend1

 

 

 

Friday

Jan 10

 

2:006:00

Introduction

Decision Making and Risk

Cognitive Biases

Why Analytics?

Overview of Analytics

The Initial Client Meeting

Movie: 12 Angry Men

Book: Being Wrong

Book: Competing on Analytics

Notes Initial Client Meeting

Assignment 1 Due on Friday, Jan 24 by 11:59 PM.

(Sample Design)

 

Social Media Minutes Data

Saturday

Jan 11

 

2:006:00

Quiz 1

Predictive Models

Understanding Simple Regression

Shoe Size Example

Notes Simple Regression

 

Weekend2

 

 

 

Saturday

Jan 25

 

2:006:00

Quiz 2

Multiple Regression Example

 

Classification Techniques

Model Building and Evaluation

Excel Example - Classification

Notes Multiple Regression

Lung Capacity Data

Dummy Variables data

 

Classification Exercise

Titanic Survival Data

Assignment 2 Due on Thursday, Feb. 06 by 11:59 PM

Weekend3

 

 

 

Friday

Feb 07

2:006:00

Quiz 3

Time Series Forecasting

 

Moving Averages

Trendlines

Decomposition

Walmart Revenue Data

 

 

Saturday

Feb 08

2:006:00

Quiz 4

Optimization

Conclusion

Book: Thinking, Fast and slow

Team Project Due Sunday, Feb 24th by 11:59 PM.

Project Report Guidelines