Most students will find themselves in positions to make or provide advice regarding difficult business decisions in their work. This course provides the opportunity to help you develop a toolbox of analytic techniques that can be indispensable in understanding complicated problems and arriving at the best possible decision such techniques and methods.
You will learn about different types of decision models and how to choose the model that best represents the problem and tradeoffs at hand. Throughout the course, you will learn and practice these analytic techniques through examples and cases from different countries involving a wide variety of business problems. You will construct and solve these models in class and in problem sets. This course does not require a background in economics, statistics, or advanced mathematics.