Future Students:


MBA 710


MBA 710 Business Analytics (3)

This course will enable decision makers to construct models and analyze decisions using data in today’s business environment. Quantitative methods will be used to construct models with emphasis placed on representing real world problems and gaining insight and understanding of the decision making process. Specific models developed may include, but are not limited to, statistical fundamentals and probability for decision making, linear programming applications, multiple regression and forecasting models, and simulation. The course will be spreadsheet-based.




Dr. Hari Rajagopalan

Associate Professor of Management
Area Coordinator of Management and Accreditation
Eugene A. Fallon, Jr. Chair of Production Management


Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
M.S., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
M.B.A., Delhi University
B.E., Anna University

Areas of Expertise

Emergency Response Systems
Location Analysis
Supply Chain Management
Complex Adaptive Systems


Dr. Hari K. Rajagopalan joined the Francis Marion Faculty in 2006. He is Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business at Francis Marion University. Dr. Rajagopalan teaches management science, operations management, and statistical model building and does research in location models, supply chain management and complex adaptive systems. His research has been published in academic journals such as Journal of Operations Research SocietyEuropean Journal of Operational ResearchComputers and Operations Research and Decision Support Systems. He is also an active participant in INFORMS, Decision Sciences Conference and European Working Group in Transportation Meeting and Mini EURO Conference.


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