BUS 190:  QUANTITATIVE BUSINESS ANALYSIS Dr. Ron Davis BT 762:  408-924-3547 [email_address] www.cob.sjsu.edu/facstaff/dav...
Office Hours <ul><li>BT 762; (408) 924-3547 </li></ul><ul><li>MW 4:30-5:45pm;  Tue 2:45-5:45pm </li></ul><ul><li>Online th...
PREREQUISITES <ul><li>MATH 70 – Finite Math </li></ul><ul><li>BUS 90 – Business Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Get Equivalen...
REFERENCE TEXT <ul><li>MANAGEMENT SCIENCE READER for QBA </li></ul><ul><li>Online at  http://www.cob.sjsu.edu/facstaff/dav...
TOPICS IN  OR/MS   OPERATIONS RESEARCH  and MANAGEMENT SCIENCE <ul><li>NETWORK MODELS – MST, SR, CPM </li></ul><ul><li>TRA...
COMPUTER TOOLS <ul><li>EXCEL SPREADSHEET FUNCTIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SUMPRODUCT(coef_array,variable_array) </li></ul><...
COMPUTER TOOLS <ul><li>EXCEL SPREADSHEET ADD-INS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Analysis ToolPak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
Adding in the ADD-INS <ul><li>Click on Tools/Add-ins </li></ul><ul><li>Check Analysis Toolpak </li></ul><ul><li>Check Anal...
WebCT:  WEB Course Technology <ul><li>http://sjsu.webct.com </li></ul><ul><li>WebCT account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UserID =...
WEBCT FEATURES <ul><li>Course Content </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>eMail </li></ul><ul><li>Bulletin Board ...
BASIS FOR GRADE <ul><li>Four Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 or 100 points each </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPM Models; L...
EXTRA CREDIT  ADJUSTMENT FORMULA <ul><li>ST = Semester point Total </li></ul><ul><li>TP = Total Possible points </li></ul>...
EXAM RULES <ul><li>CHEAT SHEETS ALLOWED </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One page notes each midterm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three...
HINTS FOR YOUR SUCCESS <ul><li>Use a three ring notebook binder </li></ul><ul><li>Print stuff from the web </li></ul><ul><...
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BUS 190: QUANTITATIVE BUSINESS ANALYSIS

  1. 1. BUS 190: QUANTITATIVE BUSINESS ANALYSIS Dr. Ron Davis BT 762: 408-924-3547 [email_address] www.cob.sjsu.edu/facstaff/davis_r/ [email_address] www.mathproservices.com
  2. 2. Office Hours <ul><li>BT 762; (408) 924-3547 </li></ul><ul><li>MW 4:30-5:45pm; Tue 2:45-5:45pm </li></ul><ul><li>Online the Sunday night before exams in WebCT General Chatroom for BUS190 </li></ul>
  3. 3. PREREQUISITES <ul><li>MATH 70 – Finite Math </li></ul><ul><li>BUS 90 – Business Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Get Equivalency Forms Signed </li></ul>
  4. 4. REFERENCE TEXT <ul><li>MANAGEMENT SCIENCE READER for QBA </li></ul><ul><li>Online at http://www.cob.sjsu.edu/facstaff/davis_r/courses/qbareader/QBAtoc.html </li></ul><ul><li>Order online for delivery in class http://www.3dmatinee.com/qbareader/ </li></ul><ul><li>Answer book for problem sets included as appendix in reader </li></ul>
  5. 5. TOPICS IN OR/MS OPERATIONS RESEARCH and MANAGEMENT SCIENCE <ul><li>NETWORK MODELS – MST, SR, CPM </li></ul><ul><li>TRANSPORTATION MODELS </li></ul><ul><li>LINEAR PROGRAMMING MODELS </li></ul><ul><li>DECISION ANALYSIS – risk neutral case (Risk Averse case offered in BUS 191) </li></ul><ul><li>PERT method for stochastic Project analysis </li></ul><ul><li>PERT SIMULATION using MONTE CARLO </li></ul>
  6. 6. COMPUTER TOOLS <ul><li>EXCEL SPREADSHEET FUNCTIONS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SUMPRODUCT(coef_array,variable_array) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RAND() random number generator (uniform) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NORMDIST(x,mean,standard_deviation,TRUE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NORMINV(p,mean,standard_deviation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BETADIST(x,alpha,beta,Amin,Bmax) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BETAINV(p,alpha,beta,Amin,Bmax) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. COMPUTER TOOLS <ul><li>EXCEL SPREADSHEET ADD-INS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Analysis ToolPak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Descriptive Statistics Report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Histogram Report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SOLVER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Answer Report </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sensitivity Report </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Adding in the ADD-INS <ul><li>Click on Tools/Add-ins </li></ul><ul><li>Check Analysis Toolpak </li></ul><ul><li>Check Analysis Toolpak – VBA </li></ul><ul><li>Check SOLVER </li></ul><ul><li>Click on OK </li></ul><ul><li>Do incremental install from CD-ROM if any of these is missing from the list </li></ul>
  9. 9. WebCT: WEB Course Technology <ul><li>http://sjsu.webct.com </li></ul><ul><li>WebCT account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UserID = Student ID with “W” in front </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password = fall (can be reset) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BUS 190 will be in your course list (notify me immediately if not) </li></ul>
  10. 10. WEBCT FEATURES <ul><li>Course Content </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>eMail </li></ul><ul><li>Bulletin Board </li></ul><ul><li>Chat Room </li></ul>
  11. 11. BASIS FOR GRADE <ul><li>Four Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50 or 100 points each </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPM Models; Linear Programming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decision Analysis; PERT Simulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Three Exams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MidTerms 1 & 2: 150 points each </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final: 250 points </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extra Credit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 URLS on OR/MS in use today (20 pts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~25 points per project for extended analysis </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. EXTRA CREDIT ADJUSTMENT FORMULA <ul><li>ST = Semester point Total </li></ul><ul><li>TP = Total Possible points </li></ul><ul><li>EC = Extra Credit point total </li></ul><ul><li>SA = Adjusted Score </li></ul><ul><li>SA= TP*(ST+EC)/(TP+EC) </li></ul><ul><li>SA computed in EXCEL not WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Computations done in Excel, does not show in WebCT </li></ul>
  13. 13. EXAM RULES <ul><li>CHEAT SHEETS ALLOWED </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One page notes each midterm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three pages for the final </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CHEATING NOT ALLOWED </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No talking until you leave the room </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No passing of papers back and forth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No copying of answers from neighbor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing of points for identical answers </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. HINTS FOR YOUR SUCCESS <ul><li>Use a three ring notebook binder </li></ul><ul><li>Print stuff from the web </li></ul><ul><li>Punch holes in your printout and store in your three ring binder </li></ul><ul><li>Work all the practice problems </li></ul><ul><li>Browse the web using search engines for extra credit points and related info </li></ul>
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