Course Code: BUSN250 Course ID: 4592 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is designed to provide a foundational knowledge in analytics, and how it is used in business to strengthen the decision-making process. As technology has changed the landscape of business processes, it has also created a necessity for decision-makers to have the ability to use various tools to create, manipulate, and report data. Students will learn operational statistical theories, software options to work with data, and begin to integrate concepts into objective decision-making.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
CO-1 Compare and contrast data, information and knowledge within organizational contexts.
CO-2 Compare and contrast the data elements commonly used in a spreadsheet format repository of data.
CO-3 Compute means, medians, modes and standard deviations of small data sets to demonstrate knowledge of descriptive statistics.
CO-4 Compare metrics (measures) used in one's organization with that of competitors.
CO-5 Classify existing sources of data within the workplace setting.
CO-6 Describe the elements of the information infrastructure within an organization
CO-7 Interpret the meaning of means, medians, modes and standard deviations within an applied context at work.
CO-8 Use Data Visualization Software Features Within Spreadsheet, Statistical, and Data Visualization Programs.
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|Final Exam||20.00 %|
|BUSN250 Final Exam||20.00 %|
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.
Web Site URL/Address
American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website
Purdue Online Writing Lab
YouTube Video on Formatting an APA Style Paper
Microsoft Office Training Website
YouTube Videos on Microsoft Excel for Beginners
Business Analytics Techniques
|Book Title:||BUSN250 - *optional* software for this course is not covered by the APUS Book Grant. Purchase information is available here - https://apus.libguides.com/c.php?g=241438&p=3514444. Cost may vary by subscription length.|
|Book Title:||Business Analytics, 2nd Ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom|
|Author:||Evans, James R.|
|Electronic Unit Cost:||$35.00|
Not current for future courses.