MSC510 - Management Science: Decision Analysis II

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Subject Title
Management Science: Decision Analysis II

Subject Description
The student will use a personal computer based database management system and spreadsheet software to independently solve business management problems using the case method.  the Internet will be used to access learning materials and submit assignments.

Credit Status
MSC 510 is a mandatory one credit subject for students in the School of Business Management, Management Specialization.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Modify database tables to incorporate new data.

2. Use database management software for data mining by creating queries and reports.

3. Use spreadsheet software for constructing  calculations by using logical, lookup, database and financial functions.

4. Use spreadsheet software for data mining by creating charts, sorting, filtering and summarizing data.

5. Use spreadsheet software to automate tasks by creating macros.

6. Apply database management and spreadsheet skills to business management problems.

Essential Employability Skills
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.