Rivier College, founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, is a Catholic co-educational institution of higher learning dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students in both the liberal arts and professional courses of study. Located in Nashua, NH, the College consists of three divisions: School of Undergraduate Studies, School of Graduate Studies, and the Division of Academic Outreach. The College offers More than 60 programs leading to associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees.
Department of Business Administration
Department of Business Administration at the Rivier College offers a number of undergraduate and graduate degrees. ECONOMICS & BUSINESS FORECASTING course is taught as a part of the Executive MBA in Organizational Leadership program. The course provides methods employed in forecasting the future state of the economy for business purposes. It provides today’s business executive with methods and applications they can utilize in guiding their organization’s future success. Techniques discussed will include:
Time-series modeling, demand and sales forecasting, vector autogressive approach, leading indicators, and scenario analysis. The appropriateness of various techniques, recent developments in forecasting and the links between economic forecasting and government policy are discussed.