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  • Business Analysis and Forecasting

    1. 1. Business Analysis & Forecasting<br />IyadMourtada, CMA, CIA, CFE<br />
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    4. 4. Decision Making Theory <br />
    5. 5. Decision Making Theory <br />Open New Store<br />A. Store B. E-Store<br />
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    7. 7. The possibility of an event occurring that will have an impact on the achievement of objectives. <br />
    8. 8. Decision Making Environments <br />Market Project A Project B <br />Good 200 500<br />Bad -100 -300 <br /><ul><li> Decision making under certainty
    9. 9. Decision making under risk
    10. 10. Decision making under uncertainty </li></li></ul><li>Decision Making Under Certainty <br />Market Project A Project B <br />Good 200 500<br />Bad -100 -300 <br />
    11. 11. Decision Making Under Risk <br />Market % Project A Project B <br />Good 40% 200 500<br />Bad 60% -100 -300<br />Expected Return A = 40% X 200 + 60% X -100 = $20 <br />Expected Return B = 40% X 500 + 60% X -300 = $20 <br />
    12. 12. Decision Making Under Uncertainty <br />?<br />Market % Project A Project B <br />Good ?% 200 500<br />Bad ?% -100 -300<br />
    13. 13. Forcasting<br />Estimates what will happened in the future<br />
    14. 14. Correlation Analysis<br />
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    16. 16. Regression Analysis<br />
    17. 17. Regression Analysis<br />
    18. 18. Learning Curve<br />
    19. 19. Time Series Analysis <br />Forecast future events based on past experience <br />1. Simple Moving Average <br />2. Weighted Moving Average<br />3. Exponential Smoothing <br />
    20. 20. Simple Moving Average <br /> Oct Nov Dec<br />Sales (Units) 160 230 180<br />Moving Average = (160+230+180) / 3 = 190 <br />
    21. 21. Weighted Moving Average <br />Depend more on recent periods <br /> Oct Nov Dec<br />Sales (Units) 160 230 180<br />WMA = ((160 X 1) + (230 X 2) + (180 X 3) / (1+2+3) <br /> = 186<br />
    22. 22. Exponential Smoothing <br />
    23. 23. IyadMourtada, CMA, CIA, CFE, CPLP, M.A.<br />iyad.mourtada@gmail.com   <br />http://ae.linkedin.com/in/iyadmourtada <br />http://twitter.com/iyadmourtada<br />http://www.youtube.com/Iyadmourtada<br />http://www.iyadmourtada.com<br />http://www.facebook.com/iyad.mourtada <br />iyadmourtada<br />

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