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Our courses provide students with analytic frameworks and tools that are useful in a variety of industries and functions. For example, the tools include constructing decision tree models to evaluate different R&D projects, using regression models to forecast sales, and building optimization models to optimize production. These tools are useful in a variety of business analysis roles and the disciplined thinking underlying these tools – thinking carefully about objectives, risks, competition, and using data wisely – are invaluable throughout a business career.
In our MBA program, we teach introductory courses in Probability and Statistics, Decision Models, Business Computer Applications and more advanced electives in these areas, including Forecasting, Strategic Modeling and Business Dynamics, and Information Management. Our course offerings are described in more detail on Fuqua's course listings website. We teach similar courses in Fuqua's Executuve MBA programs.
Students with a special interest in Decision Sciences may choose to earn a concentration in Decision Sciences. Because of its flexibility, the Decision Sciences concentration is an ideal complement to concentrations in finance, marketing, operations or strategy. In this role, the Decision Science concentration provides deep analytic skills to accompany these more functionally-oriented concentrations.