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BSYS 2050 - Business Data Analytics

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Every enterprise requires business analytics and decision support systems (DSS) in order to develop a competitive advantage. This course uses MS Excel, the foundational data analysis tool, to build on the skills and concepts covered in introductory computer application courses. This course covers advanced Excel formulae, concepts, and applications using larger and more professional worksheets and focusses on the data modeling approach using Excel vs. the calculator approach. Topics include if-then modeling, built-in functions, charting, transferring data across applications, and using the built-in tools such as PivotTables, Sparklines, Slicers, PowerPivots, and macros.

Prerequisite(s)

BSYS 1000 or BSYS 1005

Credits

2.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use correct data modeling terminology.
  • Describe the components of functional spreadsheet applications.
  • Create simple financial models.
  • Solve financial/business problems using appropriate functions.
  • Organize data lists using filters and PivotTables.
  • Summarize data using statistical functions.
  • Employ built-in tools in Excel.
  • Analyze business data using analytics.

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

BSYS 2050 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Business Information Technology Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  3. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  4. Business Operations Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  5. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  6. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
  7. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  8. Human Resource Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  9. International Business Management (Global Supply Chain Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  10. International Business Management (International Business Option)
    Full-time   Diploma

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