Application of scientific methods, techniques, and tools to provide optimum solutions to problems involving the operation of systems. Focuses on analysis and solution of managerial decision-making problems. Major topics include data visualization, descriptive data mining, statistical inference, linear regression, and time series analysis.

Course Objectives

·         Able to Describe the challenges of big data and its relevance in business

·         Able to apply basic data analytics tools to various areas in business

·         Able to apply big data on regression and optimization models

Introduces the environment and tools of international financial management, covering financial, tax, economic, political, and legal issues that an international financial manager faces. Also covers foreign exchange rates, risk assessment, balance of payment, and financial alternatives and tradeoffs.

Course Objectives:
Able to describe different types of int’l financial markets and its functions and roles;
Able to explain how the hedge and arbitrage can be used to diversify the risk and make profits;
Able to explain how to manage the currency risks.

Use and interpretation of financial statements; evaluation of accounting information systems; accounting for and analysis of costs; managerial use of accounting data for planning and decision making.

Managerial discussion of types of systems that support individual, work-group, & corporate goals & reviews hardware/software, the design, implementation, & management of information systems, & how to compete in the internet-based business environment.