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BX2016 - Data Analytics and Business Modelling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Businesses typically collect large volumes of data. However, data is often meaningless until it is analysed for trends, patterns and relationships. It then becomes useful information. In this subject, students apply business modelling and spreadsheet skills to create decision models to analyse business data. Business simulations are used to relate the importance of creating value from business data to support decision making.

Learning Outcomes

  • employ decision models to examine, analyse and solve business decision problems;
  • relate principles of modelling to investigate business issues;
  • apply spreadsheet modelling skills to create decision models.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (55%)
  • assignments (30%)
  • test/quiz (15%).
Prerequisites: BU1002 OR BU1902 OR CO1101
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2006 CO2815 CO3105

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.