BUSI 3063 N3

Management Science

An introduction to the use of mathematical modeling to support managerial decision making. Modeling techniques covered include linear programming, regression analysis, time series forecasting and simulation. Spreadsheet software is used as the analytic platform for developing models.

Instructor:  Cindy Trudel
BUSI 2513 with C- or better
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace

This course will build your ability to analyze quantitative information using mathematical modeling techniques to support decision making. You'll use Microsoft Excel as the analytical tool/platform to formulate and solve problems.

Topics include:

  • Linear programming
  • Predictive modeling using regression analysis
  • Time series forecasting techniques

Throughout the course, an emphasis will be placed on applying these techniques to business problems such as investment analysis, transportation scheduling, inventory management, and market analysis.