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Supply Chain and Information Systems (SC&IS)

SC&IS 535 Statistical Research Methods for Supply Chain and Information Systems (3) Current statistical research methods for modeling and analysis of supply chain and information systems.

SC&IS 535 Statistical Research Methods for Supply Chain and Information Systems (3)

This is a Ph.D. level course that requires in-depth study of statistical research methods for observational analysis and modeling of supply chain and information systems. Special emphasis is given to five methods of statistical inference:

a) Estimation
b) Comparison of K-groups
c) Forecasting
d) Data mining
e) Decision-making under uncertainty

Student evaluations are based on class participation, individual and group assignments, and exams. This course will be offered during Fall semester for approximately 5-10 students.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 3 credits each in undergraduate accounting economics and statistics

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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