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ANLY461 - Applied Analytics II

Course Details

Course Code: ANLY461 Course ID: 4872 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course further integrates applied business analytics. It continues the examination of the role of statistics and analytics techniques in the interpretation and findings of nonparametric test of hypothesis, analysis of variance ANOVA, correlation, and regression analysis. After completing this course, students are expected to understand diagnosing factors affecting a problem, variables involved, relationships among business variables, and how to generate a prediction model. (Prerequisite: ANLY460)


Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO – 1: Review analytics techniques for researching data

CO – 2: Diagram problems and apply visual analytics on data

CO – 3: Create a regression analysis

CO – 4: Use business variables to create solutions

CO – 5: Interpret findings of nonparametric test of hypothesis

CO – 6: Explore predictive analytics

CO – 7: Construct a plan to use Data in Decision Making

Reading Assignments: Reading assignments are not graded.

Supplemental Readings: Required but not graded.

Forum Posts: Discussion Board posts will be graded on timely posts of initial discussion assignment, substantive content, grammar, analysis, and responses to other students. Students are required to post at least two substantive responses with added insight and analysis. Check participation policy posted in W1 forum.

Homework Assignments: Students will be given two-part homework assignments that will be submitted in a Word document with APA format written summaries and an Excel spreadsheet with work details & solutions shown. The grading criteria for the word document will be a minimum requested page number, APA format, grammar, mechanics, and analysis. The criteria for the Excel spreadsheet is to create a spreadsheet with tables, charts, or lists to show your work and calculations if applicable.

Exams/Quizzes: There will be Quizzes and a Final Exam in the last week of class.

Field Experience Assignments: None.

Final Project: None

NameGrade %
Forums 35.00 %
Discussion - 1 4.38 %
Discussion - 2 4.38 %
Discussion - 3 4.38 %
Discussion - 4 4.38 %
Discussion - 5 4.38 %
Discussion - 6 4.38 %
Discussion - 7 4.38 %
Discussion - 8 4.38 %
Writing Assignments 45.00 %
Week 1 - Assignment 6.43 %
Week 2 - Assignment 6.43 %
Week 3 - Assignment 6.43 %
Week 4- Assignment 6.43 %
Week 5 - Assignment 6.43 %
Week 6 - Assignment 6.43 %
Week 7 - Assignment 6.43 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %

Required Course Textbook

Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics, 16/e

Douglas A. Lind, Coastal Carolina University

William G. Marchal, University of Toledo

Samuel A. Wathen, Coastal Carolina University

ISBN: 0078020522

Web Sites

In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

WebSite URL/Address

American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Regression Examples

Business Analytics Techniques

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.