Pre-requisites: Senior or Graduate Student Standing. Must have 100 levels or 200 levels
Economics, Statistics, Business courses (such as ECON 171/172, STAT 111/141, BSAD 40,
Instructor: Dr. Chyi-lyi (Kathleen) Liang
Office: 103 C Morrill Hall
Phone: 656 0754
E-mail:CLI ANG @U VM. edu
This class is designed for junior, senior or graduate students to learn more advanced tools and
applications in EXCEL system. The course start with reviews of theories related to trend
analysis, historical data mining, statistics, accounting foundations and financial statements.
Applications in EXCEL will focus on examining economic variables, financial variables, and
business variables that will facilitate learning given various economic situations, business
financial situations, personal finance and management, market volatility, risk analysis and
decision-making. People who are interested in or work in the following areas will benefit from
this course: large dataset management (such as People Soft), economics trend analysis and
forecasting, personal finance management, enterprise finance management, futures modeling,
and other data management related issues.
2. Discussions\u2013 different topics and examples will be given in class to stimulate
discussions and debates. These are contemporary examples in our society that will offer
a rich background of learning theories and applications.
Learning expectations\u2013 setting goals
EXCEL Basic Functions
Foundation of forecasting
Foundation of the Statistics
Continue the Foundation of Statistics
Theories of Regression Analysis
Using EXCEL to calculate
Define your topic
Graphs and charts
Check on the projects
Foundation of the Financial Analysis\u2013 definitions and terms
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