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BX2016 - Business Modelling

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

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 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Ian Burnett.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Chris Jeffery.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Ms Jo-Anne Clark.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (30%); test/quiz (15%).

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