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# BA3360003:ManagerialMethodsinDecisionMakingUnderUncertainty Fall2011 TuTh10:00AM11:15AM SOM2.722 Aug25,2011 Dec6,2011 Professor:GaneshJanakiraman SOM3.403 9728835846 email:PleaseuseeLearningONLY OfficeHours:MondayandWednesday10:00a.m.11:00a.m. TA:LiyingMu SOM3.

.205 9728832382 email:PleaseuseeLearningONLY OfficeHours:MondayandWednesday4p.m.5p.m. RecommendedText(NOTRequired):ModernBusinessStatisticswithMicrosoftOfficeExcelcustom editionforTheUniversityofTexasatDallas.Authors:Anderson,SweeneyandWilliams. Prerequisites:MATH1326 CourseDescription:Thiscoursewillintroducetheconceptsofprobabilityandstatisticsasappliedto managerialdecisionmaking.Theseconceptswillbedevelopedvialecturesandexercisesusing MicrosoftExcel.Topicsinclude:summarizingandpresentingdata,probabilitytheory, sampling,estimation,confidenceintervals,hypothesistesting,regression,andANOVA. EmphasiswillbegiventomodelingandsolvingproblemsinFinance,Marketing,Accounting, andOperationsMangement. Grades: Therewillbethreeinclassexamseachcarryingaweightof25points,summingupto75points.These examsarenotcumulative,thatis,onlytopicscoveredafterExam1areincludedinExam2andonly topicscoveredafterExam2areincludedinExam3.Assignmentswillcountfor20points.Aweightof5 pointswillbegiventoclassparticipationtheonlyreasonforastudentnotobtainingthese5pointswill bepoorconduct(forexample,walkingintoclasslate,leavingclasswhileitisinsession,distractingother studentsetc.)thisparticipationgradeisunaffectedbyattendance.Themaximumtotalscoreinthe courseis25*3+20+5=100. Thefollowingtablegivesyouthelistoflettergradescorrespondingtoyourtotalscoreinthecourse(out of100). A+:95100A:9095A:8590 B+:8085B:7580B:7075 C+:6570C:6065C:5560 D+:5055F:Lessthan50 ExamDates:Exam1September27,Exam2October27,Exam3December6. ClassDates:AllTuesdaysandThursdaysfromAugust25toDecember6EXCEPTNovember24 (ThanksgivingHoliday).