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BX2016 - Business Modelling

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

Creating business intelligence requires an understanding of the business environment and an ability to capture, model and interpret the salient descriptors of that environment. This subject provides students with decision support theory and modelling skills that can be applied to develop models to support decision making and understand intelligence emerging from expanding organisational information resources. Students will be required to develop the knowledge and skills to be able to build useful and error free computer-based decision models for a number of business problems. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting).

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the principles of modelling in business decision making processes;
  • apply spreadsheet modelling skills in building decision models;
  • employ decision models to examine, analyse and solve business decision problems.
Prerequisites: BU1002 OR BU1902 OR CO1101
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2006 CO2815 CO3105

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Ian Burnett.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
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: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

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.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops/ Practicals; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

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.