May 18, 2021  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DESC 603 Quantitative Business Analysis (2)

This course covers techniques of quantitative analysis as applied to business decisions in operations, marketing, economics, finance, accounting, and strategy. Students are introduced to the theory and practice of modern management decision systems and provided with a balanced examination of both quantitative and creative decision-making models. Quantitative techniques include linear and integer programming, allocation and network models, and decision theory (single and multi-period). Spreadsheets, operations models, and computer-based models are used throughout to illustrate decision-making principles. Prerequisite(s): DESC 593 Applied Data Analysis (2)  or equivalent.