MSBA Virtual Class Visit: Predictive Analytics

Event Details

Date & Time:

  • April 26, 2021
  • 1:40 PM - 4:20 PM


  • Virtual Event

Contact Information:


Event Description

Join us for a virtual class session and determine firsthand if Suffolk's MS in Business Analytics is right for you! Connect with faculty and current students and get a feel for the Sawyer Business School's unique learning environment in Federal Taxation of Income.

Tonight's class is: Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics make predictions about unknown future events. It is crucial for companies to ask the right questions, perform rigorous analysis, and take actions that will result in the most desirable outcomes. This course develops students' capability in applying the core concepts and techniques of predictive analytics to identify opportunity, recognize patterns, predict outcomes, and recommend optimal actions within the context of organizational decision-making. Topics include: business analytics life cycle, data pre- processing, linear and nonlinear regression, tree-based methods, model assessment and selection, and resampling methods.