Jan 31, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MB 6151 - Data Visualization

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
Within this course, students learn how to visualize data to support effective decision making.  Students will learn how to create visualizations and dashboards for a variety of audiences.  Special attention will be paid to “telling the story” of the data in the context of a business decision/scenario.  Students will learn how to evaluate the appropriate human-analytics interfaces to best support communication and interpretation of results at all organizational levels. (prereq: graduate standing)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Create visualizations that directly tie analytics to a given decision-making context
  • Develop dashboards to support organizational decision making
  • Evaluate analytics interfaces and select the best interface for a given audience
  • Monitor and improve the performance of visualizations and dashboards

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Dr. Katie McCarthy

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