OMIS 5120 1.50
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An introduction to the use of quantitative methods for business research, analysis, forecasting and decision making. The aim is to convey not only an understanding of methods, but also to give an appreciation of their use in addressing actual business problems impacting society, and to acquaint students with computer software necessary for implementing these methods. Problems revolving around economic, social, human, and environmental sustainability will be highlighted throughout the course, including ethical considerations around the collection, interpretation and use of statistical information.