Project Business Analytics 1


Course Objective

The objective of the course is to expose students to Business Analytics
in Microsoft Excel. More specifically, after this course, the student
should be able to:
1. use Excel for Business Analytics purposes,
2. model practical business problems in Excel,
3. solve optimization problems in Excel,
4. write a clear and concise management report,
5. give a clear presentation on the solution of a practical use case.

Course Content

The course deals with business modeling and optimization techniques in
Excel. Students will be exposed to simplified business problems that can
be solved with methods and techniques that they have been taught in
previous courses. This project will also enhance Excel skills and
further develop business and academic writing. The project is finalized​
by individual oral presentations.

Teaching Methods

During the course,​ students will work individually as well as in groups
of at most 3 persons.

Method of Assessment

The final assessment is based on individual Excel assignments (that
count for 30% of the final grade), a
management report for the group assignment (that counts for 40% of the
final grade), and individual oral
presentations (that count for 30% of the final grade). There are no
resit options for this course.

Target Audience


General Information

Course Code X_400316
Credits 3 EC
Period P3
Course Level 100
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Science
Course Coordinator prof. dr. S. Bhulai
Examiner prof. dr. S. Bhulai
Teaching Staff J.E.L. van Kasteren MSc

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Lecture, Practical