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OIM7546

ANALYTICAL MANAGERS AND ORGANIZATION

OIM7546

Course Description:

OIM7546 Analytical Managers and Organization
(Previously MBA7545)
3 credit blended elective

**Students who took this as MBA7545 cannot register for this course**

This course is designed to teach MBA students what it means to be an analytical manager, and how to build the capabilities required to be a highly analytical organization. It addresses the non-statistical topics in analytical decision-making at the individual level (including framing the problem and communicating the results), which should complement statistically-oriented courses at Babson. It also addresses the key factors (in the DELTTA modeldata, enterprise, leadership, targets, technology, and analysts) necessary to succeed with analytics at the organizational level. It incorporates new course content specifically relevant to big data and analytics based on it. The course specifically delves into how both large and entrepreneurial organizations are addressing big data and analytics, and focuses in particular on how digital and online firms use and manage analytics. We'll discuss various industries' and functions' use of analytics, but the only one addressed in any depth is web analytics for digitally-oriented businesses.

Department:

Operations and Information Management

Course Level:

Graduate Elective (Grad)

Course Credits:

3

Course Programs:

Graduate