Courses Master Display 2021-2022

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Course title Business Analysis
Course code EBC4104
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 30-8-2021 15-10-2021
4 31-1-2022 25-3-2022
Level Advanced
Coordinator Alexander Grigoriev
For more information: a.grigoriev@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Knowledge of crucial theoretical tools for analysing the data and managerial decision making. Ability to translate a verbal fuzzy description of a business problem into the mathematical model.
Description
This course deals with a toolbox from econometrics and applied operations research. Particularly, the following quantitative methods are extensively discussed:
1. Forecasting
2. Regression analysis
3. Time series
4. Linear programming
5. Integer linear programming
6. Simulations
7. Multiobjective optimization
Besides, students learn how to read manuscripts on the level of current scientific standards, and give presentations using the advanced quantitative reasoning in managerial decision making.
Literature
J.E. Hanke and D.W. Wichern, Business forecasting, International Edition, Pearson Education.
C.T. Ragsdale, Managerial Decision Modeling, Thomson South-Western.
Research papers.
Prerequisites
This course has been cancelled.

The following rule applies to students who started one of the following programmes/specialisations prior to academic year 2020/21
TRANSITIONAL REGULATION (EBC4104):
* Master Business Research - No specialisation (Note: only if you are taking "Information Management and Business Intelligence" disciplinary courses!)
* Master International Business - Information Management and Business Intelligence
You can EITHER do the exam/resit of EBC4104 OR replace the course EBC4104 with "Data Analytics (IMBI/SCM)" (EBC4264).
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Papers / Groupwork / Research
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam / Assignment
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Transitional Regulations See prerequisites