Business Analyst: Combining Predictive Techniques

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Combining Predictive Techniques
Task 1: Store Format for Existing Stores Your company currently has 85 grocery stores and is planning to open 10 new stores at the beginning of the year. Currently, all stores use the same store format for selling their products. Up until now, the company has treated all stores similarly, shipping the same amount of ...

Business Analyst: Segmentation Practice Project

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Segmentation Practice Project
Project Overview You work for a retail store chain in the United States of America. The company is thinking of expanding to other countries and want to figure out which countries are similar economically, demographically, education, and environment to the United States of America. Your manager has asked you to segment the countries of the ...

Business Analyst: Forecast Video Game Demand

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Forecast Video Game Demand
The Business Problem You recently started working for a company as a supply chain analyst that creates and sells video games. Many businesses have to be on point when it comes to ordering supplies to meet the demand of its customers. An overestimation of demand leads to bloated inventory and high costs. Underestimating demand means ...

Business Analyst: A/B Testing a New Menu Lanch

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: A/B Testing a New Menu Lanch
The Business Problem Round Roasters is an upscale coffee chain with locations in the western United States of America. The past few years have resulted in stagnant growth at the coffee chain, and a new management team was put in place to reignite growth at their stores. The first major growth initiative is to introduce ...

Business Analyst: Predicting Default Risk

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Predicting Default Risk
The Business Problem You work for a small bank and are responsible for determining if customers are creditworthy to give a loan to. Your team typically gets 200 loan applications per week and approves them by hand. Due to a financial scandal that hit a competitive bank last week, you suddenly have an influx of ...

Business Analyst: Visualize Movie Data

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Visualize Movie Data
The Movie Database Data The Movie Database provides movie data for public use, you can find it here. Project Details You are a business analyst consultant and your client is a new movie production company looking to make a new movie. The client wants to make sure it’s successful to help make a name for ...

Business Analyst: Create Reports from a Database

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Create Reports from a Database
Query a Database   Learning Objectives The student can query a relational database to extract desired information. The student can write SQL queries that include joins, aggregations, and subqueries. The student can display their analyses effectively through data visualizations. Business Scenario You’re a business intelligence analyst for a wholesaler of various food products. You’re in ...

Business Analyst: Create an Analytical Dataset

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Create an Analytical Dataset
  The Business Problem Pawdacity is a leading pet store chain in Wyoming with 13 stores throughout the state. This year, Pawdacity would like to expand and open a 14th store. Your manager has asked you to perform an analysis to recommend the city for Pawdacity’s newest store, based on predicted yearly sales. Your first ...

Business Analyst: Preparing School Data

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Preparing School Data
Preparing School Data As always, we start with the Problem Solving Framework Business Understanding A school district wants to predict the per pupil costs of a school based on some high level summary data about the school. This way they’ll have a good estimation of how well a school is managing its costs relative to ...

Business Analyst: Predicting Catalog Demand

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Predicting Catalog Demand
The Business Problem You recently started working for a company that manufactures and sells high-end home goods. Last year the company sent out its first print catalog, and is preparing to send out this year’s catalog in the coming months. The company has 250 new customers from their mailing list that they want to send ...

Business Analyst: Predicting Diamond Prices

15. November 2017 School, Study Guides 0
Business Analyst: Predicting Diamond Prices
Predicting Diamond Prices This project is designed for three main reasons: To give you a feel for what you’ll be doing throughout the Nanodegree Program To introduce you to Udacity’s project submission and review process To make sure you feel comfortable with the basics before you begin. If it feels too easy, don’t worry. We ...

ENGL112 Week 7 Position Paper Lecture Notes

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Position Paper Final Drafts Introduction This week, you will peer review and continue work on your position essays. There are differences between rough drafts and final drafts of essays. It is important to know how to proceed from one to end successfully with the other. A very important concept is to keep an open mind ...

ENGL112 Week 6 Argumentation Lecture Notes

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Argumentation Taking a Position Introduction Next week, you will begin thinking about your final essay on positions.  Your review and evaluation will help get you ready to take a position since you will be seeing both sides of the “argument.”  Argumentation is not seen as a negative thing in academia but rather as a tool ...

ENGL112 Week 5 Position Writing Lecture Notes

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Position Writing Position Papers and Writing an Outline Introduction At this point, it is time to choose your topic for your final paper. A position paper must contain an expressed point of view about a given topic that has at least two clear sides that are able to be supported. Please be sure to check with your professor ...

ENGL112 Week 4 Some Ideas About Academic Papers

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Some Ideas About Academic Papers Create, Revise, Edit, and Proofreading. 1) Some ideas to CREATE an Academic Paper: 1a) Ask myself why I am writing this paper, What is expected from me, Who is my audience, When it needs to be presented and Where and How it will be read. 1b) Define the Subject or Main Point ...

ENGL112 Week 4 Evaluations & Using Sources Lecture Notes

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Evaluations & Using Sources APA Introduction APA stands for American Psychological Association. It is also a documentation style put forth by this association that is used at this and many other universities and that provides a format for documenting research in academic writing. It is important to document sources correctly in order to give credit where ...

ENGL112 Week 3 Review Writing Lecture Notes

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Review Writing Peer Review Introduction This week, you will begin working with peer reviewing.  You will submit a copy of your Review rough draft, and you will be reviewing your classmates’ rough drafts. You may or may not have done this in previous classes. You also might have done a form of peer review in a work-related ...

ENGL112 Week 2 Analytical Writing Lecture Notes

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Analytical Writing Analysis Introduction This week, you will revise your Rhetorical Analysis rough draft before you submit the final version to the Dropbox. The final draft of the Rhetorical Analysis should reflect improvement and changes from the rough draft which was submitted last week. You will be improving on not just minor errors but substantive ...

ENGL112 Week 1 The Writing Process Lecture Notes

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The Writing Process The Rhetorical Analysis Introduction Welcome to the world of college-level writing. By the end of this session, you should feel comfortable creating the parts of a college-level paper. You will learn about thesis statements, body paragraphs, introductions and conclusions, plus peer review. As part of your final paper, you will learn about ...