MgS 3100: BUSINESS ANALYSIS
 Tentative Class Syllabus (Deviations may be necessary)
Essential Prerequisite:  CSP 2  strictly enforced
Other Prerequisites: CSP 1&6, Math 1070
Spring 2010
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M-W 4:30-7 Mini-mester Aderhold
M 7:15-9:45 Full semester

Instructor: Thomas Whalen      
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      Office Hours: in cyberspace. (I check email frequently, Monday through Saturday.)
face-to-face office hours by appointment

Course Objective: To introduce basic concepts and modeling techniques in support of managerial decision making in an enterprise. Special emphasis is on modeling business problems using spreadsheets. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to

(See departmental syllabus for detailed descriptions.)
 
Absolutely Essential Prerequisite:  CSP II-Basic microcomputing spreadsheet skills

Somewhat Important Prerequisites:
  Math 1070,  CSP VI-Basic word processing skills



GRADING: Grading will be primarily based on the following percentages:
Test 1: What-If Modeling and Monte Carlo Simulation 30%
Test 2: Decision Analysis,  Statistical Quality Control & Forecasting 30%

Daily Quizzes
10%
Test 4: Final
30
       
      The final grade will be assigned as follows:
      Score
      Grade
      100.01-105.00
      A+
      91.00-100.00 A
      90.00-90.99
      A-
      89.00-89.99
      B+
      81.00-88.99 B
      80.00-80.99
      B-
      79.00-79.99 C+
      71.00-78.99
      C
      70.00-70/99
      C-
      60-69.99 D
      <60 F
REQUIRED Texts
Website  http://www2.gsu.edu/~dscthw/3100/May2010MgS3100.html
(This is a "live" document -- check it frequently for additions and changes!)
"Selected Chapters in Business Analysis," Second Edition - in bookstore