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BU1007 - Business Data Analysis and Interpretation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject combines statistical methods with material related to subjects taught in the school of business and provides an introduction to data analysis and its use as a managerial tool. Students gain an understanding in recognising and changing raw data into usable information for interpretation in business. Students will develop their quantitative and information technology communication skills and learn how to apply statistical techniques to solve problems in the real world of business.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain types and sources of data and information, and relate to statistical concepts;
  • apply appropriate and various statistical techniques;
  • use statistical software to solve business related problems;
  • interpret data and statistical results to make insightful business decisions;
  • explain data within a business environment context.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU1010 EC1101 MA1401 BU1807

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Dr Rabiul Beg, Miss Diana Sheedy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Tutorial attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend at least 70% must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why he or she should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Dr Rabiul Beg, Miss Diana Sheedy, Dr Taha Chaiechi, Mrs Tracey Cockburn.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Miss Diana Sheedy.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Tutorial attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend at least 70% must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why he or she should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Dr Huiping Zhang.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Lecturer: Dr Huiping Zhang.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Mr Brett Vance, Dr Yulin Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Mr Brett Vance, Dr Yulin Liu.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: online quizzes (30%); final examination (35%); case study - report (35%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.