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BSYS 4051 - Business Operations Modelling with Excel

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

Explore Advanced MS Office Excel 2013 concepts building on the students' proficiency with Excel to enable automation approaches to Business Operations Modelling. Specific focus will be on applying automation tools to Excel within the business modelling framework. Topics include; Inventory and Process modelling using Macro recording and playback, editing Visual Basic for Applications code, adding and using Controls in Excel, and topics involving macro security within Excel.

Prerequisite(s)

Proficiency with MS Excel 2010/2013 or BSYS 2051.

Credits

3.5

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Model complex Operations Management and Supply Chain Management issues with Excel.
  • Automate spreadsheet application tasks using Excel's Macro Recording features.
  • Use Visual Basic for Applications to modify and customize Excel macros as needed.
  • Investigate process simulation using Monte Carlo simulation and other randomizing techniques in Excel.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2010

Related Programs

BSYS 4051 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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