Course Catalog and Schedule

Analytics for Strategy (MGMT-469-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats


This course counts toward the following majors: Decision Sciences, Health Enterprise Management, Managerial Analytics, Management & Strategy.

Most strategic decisions businesses make require an assessment of cause and effect. What will happen to prices and sales if I open a new location in a particular geographic area? How will consumers respond if I begin posting the caloric content of my food products at the point of purchase? What is the effect of seasonal bonuses on employee productivity? This course is a deep dive into the empirical tool that is most valuable for linking cause to effect: regression analysis. You will learn how to perform convincing data analyses to answer specific questions, how to evaluate analyses others have done, and how to present data analysis in a clear and accessible way.

Students who took DECS 434 prior to the launch of DECS 431 (Fall 2013) must have permission of the instructor to enroll.

All Students: DECS-431-0 OR DECS-434-0 OR DECS-440-0

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2014-2015 Winter 2015 MGMT-469-0 Analytics for Strategy 76 1 Limbrock, Frank Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (305) Y
2014-2015 Spring 2015 MGMT-469-0 Analytics for Strategy 61 1 Dranove, David Mon/Thu 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (101) N Check syllabus and confirm final deliverable or exam with professor.