Data, Models and Decisions in Business Analytics
Columbia University
  • Start Date: 10 Jul, 2017
  • Self-Paced
  • Study Content: Videos


Learn fundamental tools and techniques for using data towards making business decisions in the face of uncertainty.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: 375.00 USD

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and Edx partnership.

In today’s world, managerial decisions are increasingly based on data-driven models and analysis using statistical and optimization methods that have dramatically changed the way businesses operate in most domains including service operations, marketing, transportation, and finance.


The main objectives of this course are the following:



  • Introduce fundamental techniques towards a principled approach for data-driven decision-making.

  • Quantitative modeling of dynamic nature of decision problems using historical data, and

  • Learn various approaches for decision-making in the face of uncertainty


Topics covered include probability, statistics, regression, stochastic modeling, and linear, nonlinear and discrete optimization.


Most of the topics will be presented in the context of practical business applications to illustrate its usefulness in practice.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Columbia University

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis.

 

Teachers College, Columbia University’s affiliate graduate school of education, offers programs in education, health, leadership, and psychology that are perennially ranked among the nation’s best. Visit the TeachersCollegeX course schedule for what's available now.

 

For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.

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