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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUAD 467 - Applied Predictive Analytics

Fall or Spring (3) Johnson-Hall Prerequisite(s): BUAD 231  or the equivalent, and BUAD 330 .

This course focuses on solving business problems with data using predictive techniques, particularly in situations where the problem statement is ambiguous. The course covers five integral elements of analysis including: 1) general problem framing, 2) framing analytics problems, 3) managing, evaluating and cleaning data, 4) methodology selection and 5) model building/reporting. This approach enables students to experience a predictive business analytics problem from start to finish with a particular emphasis on providing, receiving and implementing feedback for improvement. Note: Statistics equivalent defined as BUAD 231, ECON 307, KINE 394, MATH 106, MATH 351, PSYC 301, or SOCL 353.