This course provides students with opportunities for analysis, synthesis, prescription, and application of critical thinking and decision making within the organization. Emphasis is placed on preparing managers for decision making in dynamic and rapidly changing environments. This course surveys the basic concept of quantitative approaches to decision making. It is designed to provide students with a sound conceptual understanding of the role that quantitative analysis plays in the decision making process. It emphasizes the application of a variety of quantitative techniques to the solution of business and economic problems. The purpose of the course is to help students become users of statistics to effectively evaluate statistical information in making decisions.