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BU1007 - Business Data Analysis and Interpretation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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 ICT 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 AND EC1101 AND MA1401

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Dr Rabiul Beg, Miss Natasha Garvey, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - 3 x 1hr workshops in weeks 4, 8 and 12
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Dr Rabiul Beg, Miss Natasha Garvey, Dr Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Miss Natasha Garvey, Dr Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars - 3 x 1hr workshops in weeks 4, 8 and 12
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Rabiul Beg, Dr Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Rabiul Beg, Dr Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 68
Census Date 29-May-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 69
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg, Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg, Dr Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
  • 3 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); assignments (35%); online quiz (30%).

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.