Marilyn J. Blanco

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Senior Instructor

Department Supply Chain & Information Systems
Office Address 447 Business Building
Phone Number 814-865-0609
Email Address mjb158@psu.edu

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Education

MS, Management Science & Information Systems, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001

BS, Management Science & Information Systems, The Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Courses Taught

SCM 200 – Intro Stat Bus Dec (4)
Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, statistical inference, regression and correlation, and forecasting. SCM 200 Introduction to Statistics for Business (4) (GQ) SCM 200 introduces basic statistical concepts and models within the framework of business problems and applications. Students learn about the usefulness of business statistics to decision making, how to perform basic statistical and analytical procedures, and how to interpret, critically evaluate, and analyze data. Special emphasis is given to active learning methods. Grades are primarily determined by homework, quizzes, mid-term exams and a final exam.

MS&IS 200 – Introduction to Statistics for Business (4)
Introduction to business statistics including topics in probability theory, sampling, inference, quality assurance, regression, forecasting, and simulation.

MS&IS 450 – Optimization Methods for Business Decisions (3)
Decision analytic approaches to problem solving under conditions of certainty and uncertainty including linear programming and decision analysis.

MS&IS 402 – Regression Analysis and Business Forecasting (3)
The development and use of regression and time series models for business and economic analysis.