Welcome - Introduction to Quantitative Decision Making COMM 1503   Introduction to Quantitative Decision Making
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This is an introductory course on quantitative decision making with emphasis on applications in business, economics and management. Lecture topics include: time series, trendlines and forecasting; descriptive statistics, data visualization and regression; spreadsheet modelling, optimization and simulation; and an overview of decision analysis. Tutorial labs are held for students to practice related tools and techniques on cases and computers using Excel.
NOTES: NOTE: COMM 1502.03, MGMT 1601.03, ASSC 1000.03, CSCI 1200.03, MATH 1060.03, STAT 1060.03, or MATH 1115.03 will NOT be counted in the Commerce program.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 1.5
EXCLUSIONS: COMM 1502.03, MGMT 1601.03, ASSC 1000.03, CSCI 1200.03, MATH 1060.03, STAT 1060.03, MATH 1115.03