BSOP209 Case Study Assignment - Stone

BSOP209 Case Study Assignment - Stone - BSOP209 Week 4 Case...

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BSOP209 Week 4 Case Study – Southern University Submitted by: Arthur L. Stone (D03098821) 1. The best method for forecasting the future attendances of Southwestern University’s 2008 and 2009 games is by use of a 3-year moving average forecasting model. This model shows the forecasted data for 2008/2009 game attendances: Game 1 (43,767 & 44,389), Game 2 (48,133 & 48,811), Game 3 (44,667 & 44,922), Game 4 (33,433 & 34,544), and Game 5 (46,067 & 47,922). Game 4 attendances are negatively affected, each year, by a popular southwestern crafts festival hosted by the city. Although a trend/cyclical adjusted forecast is possible for 2008/2009 games, this approach is not necessary since the use of such will provide redundant analysis toward an inevitably low-attendance Game 4. The focus of the forecast is to use historical data (home games with Coach Bo Pitterno) to find how long the university has to build and operate an already agreed on stadium that will accommodate more than the current
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2010 for the course MGMT 400 taught by Professor Frankenstein during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Chicago O'Hare.

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