Data Visualization Techniques

Course Code: MSCA 32007

Course Summary: This course teaches students how to work with real-world data and leverage analytics to help solve business problems. We will examine data requirements and sources of data; utilize statistical techniques and visualization methods to evaluate data completeness and quality; assess and compare model performance; learn how to effectively communicate analytical insights to non-technical audience. Students will learn through a combination of in-class discussions, case studies, and team projects. Team exercises will teach students effectively communicate between business process owners and analytical experts to overcome typical barriers in Business Analytics, such as data availability, resource constraints, and resistance to change.