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Class Days: Friday

Class Times: 1:00 to 3:40 PM
Class Location: EBA 345
Blackboard: blackboard.sdsu.edu

Office Hours Times (and by appointment): TH 3:30 – 5:00 F 3:45 – 5:00
Office Hours Location: EBA 322
Units: 3

Course Overview

Statistical methods applied to business decision making. (Formerly numbered Information and Decision Systems 301.)

The objective of this course is for students to achieve an understanding of fundamental statistical techniques and how they are applied to decision making and the scientific method. Greater emphasis is placed on the application and interpretation, as opposed to the mathematical derivation, of the techniques covered. The content of this course is essential for any student pursuing an undergraduate business major and any person involved in organizational decision making. This course is intended to help satisfy the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) curriculum criterion for management specific knowledge in the area of “Statistical data analysis and management science as they support decision-making processes throughout an organization.”

Student Learning Outcomes BSBA students will graduate being: • Effective Communicators

• Critical Thinkers

• Able to Analyze Ethical Problems

• Global in their perspective

• Knowledgeable about the essentials of business

MIS 301 contributes to these goals through its student learning outcomes….

• Use data from a sample to make inferences about a population. • Apply probability theory in decision making situations. • Formulate hypotheses for decision making and research. • Analyze data using appropriate statistical techniques. • Interpret the results of…...

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