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Unit description

Introduces students to business analytics. Statistical tools to analyse and model real-world situations and data are developed. The interpretation and communication of the results are emphasised. Excel is used for statistical calculations.  

Unit content

  1. Introduction to business analytics
  2. Probability and data modelling
  3. Statistical distributions
  4. Confidence interval estimations
  5. Hypothesis testing
  6. Introduction to regression modelling

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1Analyse and interpret business and economic data to inform decision making.
2Evaluate business and economic data that is characterised by uncertainty.
3Apply regression modelling techniques to evaluate and inform decision making.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Analyse and interpret business and economic data to inform decision making.
  2. Evaluate business and economic data that is characterised by uncertainty.
  3. Apply regression modelling techniques to evaluate and inform decision making.

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning 3 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz20%
Students will be required to complete calculations and prepare short written responses to statistical questions30%
Report50%
Notice

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Fee information

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