Business Analytics Lab - Stream A
Business Analytics Lab A
Academic year 2022/2023
- Course ID
- Lisa Sella (Lecturer)
Thu Nga Le (Tutor)
- 3rd year
- Teaching period
- Second term
- Other activities
- Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
- SECS-P/06 - applied economics
- Formal authority
- Type of examination
Sommario del corso
The course is intended to familiarize students with the use of MS Excel in data analysis for economic and financial applications.
Results of learning outcomes
The purpose of the course is to provide the ability of analyze simple and complex databases in MS Excel, by means of formula manipulation, statistical and graphical tools, data analysis tools.
Tools for an efficient use of MS Excel (autofill, formulas, functions, addressing, text manipulation, charts, descriptive statistics, frequency distributions)
Financial functions in MS Excel (net present value, internal rate of return, annuity functions, amortization tables)
Simple and advanced data analysis tools (sorting, filters, data forms, grouping, subtotals, pivot tables, multi-page systems, lookups, what-if analysis, sensitivity analysis)
Power Query (search the web, modify queries, merge tables)
This academic year the course is in presence. Please get equipped with a personal laptop and your Excel software: during the classes practical exercises are carried out.
A Webex synchronous connection is guaranteed for students unable to be in presence. Please get equipped with a good internet connection. Connect to my personal webroom following the scheduled class timetable using the link:
https://unito.webex.com/meet/lisa.sella | 847806249
Learning assessment methods
The exam consists of a laboratory test (lasting about 1 hour) aimed at ascertaining the students' ability to use the analysis tools developed during the course to solve practical exercises
During the course, there will be weekly complementary practical exercises.
Suggested readings and bibliography
- Enrollment opening date
- 01/08/2022 at 00:00
- Enrollment closing date
- 31/12/2022 at 23:55