Applications of Data Analytics in Defense Management

Course #MN4914


This course introduces students to a wide range of defense management applications which use data and analysis to help solve problems and inform policy.  Each week, students will learn about an application from a different DDM faculty member who specialized in the given area, and then apply their data analysis skills in a structured learning exercise. Topics include: finance, personnel, manpower, cost-benefit analysis, acquisitions, budgeting, operations, logistics, and content analysis.


  • GE4913
  • consent of course coordinator

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

·       Formulate appropriate models for different kinds of data analytic questions and data.

·       Interpret the output of their models and their limitations.

·       Execute model building in appropriate analytic software and enterprise data environments.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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