Courses Master Display 2020-2021

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Course title Forecasting and Business Analysis
Course code EBC4131
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 31-8-2020 16-10-2020 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Alexander Bruggen
For more information: a.bruggen@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
This is a very practice-oriented course.
Description
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.

This course deals with different methods of forecasting, making use of different techniques. Besides hands-on experience with forecasting, students will learn to interpret results and communicate them adequately. This course teaches analytical thinking with state-of-the art technology and allows students to apply their knowledge to different settings.
Literature
Textbook
Prerequisites
Courses and workload are very demanding for all IB Master courses. Exchange students need to have obtained a Bachelor degree in business and major in accounting in their Master.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Take home exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research - No specialisation Transitional Regulations
Master Business Research - No specialisation Year 1 Disc - IB Controlling
Master Business Research - No specialisation Year 1 Disc - IB Mng. Decision-Making and Control
Master Human Decision Science Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Managerial Decision-Making and Control Compulsory Course(s)
Master International Business - Accounting & Control (parttime/NL) Transitional Regulations
SBE Exchange Master Master Exchange Courses
SBE Non Degree Courses Master Courses