COURSE REGISTRATION

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Business Analytics Bootcamp

Spring Semester 2019 (February 4 - June 3, 2019)

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This bootcamp is a concentrated program designed to prepare students for the extraordinary demand for corporate problem-solvers. Many refer to this as Data Science, but this course emphasizes the practical problem-solving approach to all complex business problems of any shape and size. We use data, mathematics, and technology in concert to solve incredibly complex business challenges.

SKILLS INVENTORY COVERAGE

  • Analytical problem solving
  • Creating a comprehensive diagram of an enterprise
  • Data-driven strategy
  • Using statistics for business insight
  • Forecasting
  • Advisory on complex business operations, such as supply chain
  • Simulation and business modeling
  • Blockchain
  • Automation
  • Managing large data sets
  • Visualization/UI
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Systems thinking
  • Factory thinking
  • Technical computing

PREREQUISITES & REQUIREMENTS
Students should have a college-level understanding of business concepts, spreadsheet calculations and rudimentary office application skills, and basic statistics. Students are required to bring and use a current generation laptop computer.

COURSE FORMAT
In-class lectures are conducted in the evenings on Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m., followed by a Saturday morning lecture/lab from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (this class is not presently offered online). Each week is a new unit.

COURSE COST
$10,500

INSTRUCTOR
George E. Danner is the instructor for the course. He is currently President of Business Laboratory, an award-winning consultancy providing analytical problem-solving for organizations around the world. George has 35 years of experience in advising companies on their most challenging problems, and in building teams to do the same.

George has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MS in Management from The Sloan School at MIT.

TEXTBOOKS
Both textbooks were written by the course instructor, and are available for purchase online:

COURSE PROJECT
Students will be assigned a course project at the beginning of the course for completion by week 15. The project will resemble a real world application of business problem-solving.

 


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