1 of BUSN1018, BUSN1209, STAT1121, STAT1122, STAT1201, STAT1202, STAT1412, STAT8721 has been successfully completed
Students may not count both this topic and/or COMM1002, ECON1004, ECON1004A and/or BUSN1009A towards their degree.Bachelor of Business; Bachelor of Commerce
The topic provides an introduction on how to use computational and decision-making techniques useful to business students in such fields as accounting, management, finance and economics. Subjects covered include data and statistics, probability, sampling, hypothesis testing and how business managers can access and process information to make sound business decisions. The topic reviews sources of business information, methods of summarizing information and ways in which the information can be processed to make good business decisions.
Provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in quantitative methods useful in business.
Expected learning outcomes
On successful completion of this topic students will be able to:
Describe and apply quantitative analytical techniques used in business and economics
Describe methods of collecting business data
Summarise data and present them graphically using Excel spreadsheets
Explain and apply basic probability and distribution concepts and carry out statistical estimation and testing
Carry out simple linear regression.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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