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Home | Courses | Business Foundations

Business Foundations

  • Teacher(s)
    Benedict Dellaert, Marleen Huysman, Albert J. Menkveld, Svetlana Khapova, Wout Dullaert, Wouter Stam
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  • Dates
    Period 0 - Aug 23, 2021 to Aug 27, 2021
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Course description

The course provides a synopsis of the types of decisions each business field faces, highlighting the most relevant topics and problems per field, as well as how data science can help to address these business problems. The broad objective of this course is to present the students with a business framework that will allow them to see how future courses relate to each other. It is not designed to answer all business questions, as the business world is much too complex to be “covered” in a single course. Instead, this course is designed to generate more questions than can be answered. The answers to those questions will come later as students proceed through the business data science curriculum all the way to their research master thesis.

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