Data Science

Vast amounts of data are more widely available today than ever before. At the same time, a new set of tools has been developed to analyze this data and provide decision makers with information to help them accomplish their goals. Those who engage with data and interpret it for organizational leaders have taken to calling themselves data scientists, and their craft data science. The point of this class is to demystify much of this endeavor for individuals who will be organizational leaders. The class is structured around developing students’ skills in three areas: getting data, analyzing data to make predictions, and presenting the results of analysis. [3 credits]