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Old 08-04-2017, 07:34 PM
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Does anyone have any idea where I can find some seminar that preps the students for this exam?

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Old 08-08-2017, 06:55 PM
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It seems the syllabus sort of exists.

It mentions at the very end "It is expected that online learning support will be available to aid candidate preparation. It will include a sample project and report."
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It is expected. Eventually. The first offering is still over a year away. The syllabus is still preliminary. It's not like STAM and LTAM where there's an existing piece of syllabus to base things off of. It'll probably be a little while still.
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Am I the only one who freaked out seeing on the syllabus that it is a "FIVE-HOUR PROJECT"? There better be a bathroom break, lunch break and a nap break.
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I thought it was meant to be like the modules, where you do it on your own time and submit it? Not in an exam room
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Am I the only one who freaked out seeing on the syllabus that it is a "FIVE-HOUR PROJECT"? There better be a bathroom break, lunch break and a nap break.
For this kind of assignement I feel like 5 hours does not seem very scary. In normal exams, you're constantly juggling between rather short but complex questions which makes it more intense, but I feel like 5 hours to analyze and model the data and make a word doc explaining it is very reasonable
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"The Predictive Analytics exam is administered as a five-hour project requiring analysis of a data set in
the context of a business problem and submission of a report. Candidates will have access to a
computer equipped with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and RStudio."

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"The Predictive Analytics exam is administered as a five-hour project requiring analysis of a data set in
the context of a business problem and submission of a report. Candidates will have access to a
computer equipped with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and RStudio."

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So it'll be a computer based test that's not multiple choice?
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Hey guys, I have question on SRM (which is pre-requisite for Predictive Analytics). If I had all my VEEs, then I don't need to take SRM, is that correct? I failed MLC in Fall 2017, and in my understanding, I will need to retake MLC, do modules, and Predictive Analytics for my ASA. Am I missing anything?
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