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CO5124 - Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Businesses typically collect large volumes of data with relative ease. However data are often meaningless until they are analysed for trends, patterns and relationships and then become useful information. This subject is designed to provide an integrated knowledge for understanding and managing information resources, building basic business intelligent system, interpreting business statistics, and developing practical decision models. It will equip students with decision-making tools and illustrate their applications. Acting on information to develop solutions and support decision-making is a key business skill.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the importance of information as an organisational resource and to develop an appreciation for issues in managing data/information/knowledge;
  • Apply graphical and numerical tools for organising, analysing, interpreting, and presenting data;
  • Design, build and test computer based models for planning, decision making and control of business problems, Interpret model results, and make recommendations to stakeholders;
  • Able to integrate the knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other application softwares with the knowledge of accounting and finance.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Capability with Excel or similar spreadsheet package
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EC5203 CO5111 LB5002

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 5
Census Date 09-May-2019
Face to face teaching 03-May-2019 to 26-May-2019 (6-9pm May 3rd; 9-5pm 4-5 May; 6-9pm May 10th; 9-5pm May 11-12; 6-9pm May 24th; 9-5pm May 25-26 2019)
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Contact hours:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
    Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 28-Mar-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
    Contact hours:
    • 0 hours
      Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

      JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
      Census Date 11-Apr-2019
      Contact hours:
      • 56 hours - Combined Workshops/Seminars; Practicals (9 hours supervised)
        Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).
        Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
        Census Date 08-Aug-2019
        Contact hours:
        • 56 hours - Combined Workshops/Seminars; Practicals (9 hours supervised)
          Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

          JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
          Census Date 11-Apr-2019
          Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
          Lecturers: Dr Paul Darwen, Mrs Kanika Goel.
          Contact hours:
          • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
          • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
            Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

            JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
            Census Date 08-Aug-2019
            Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
            Lecturers: Dr Paul Darwen, Ms Kathleen Arambulo.
            Contact hours:
            • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
            • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
              Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

              JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
              Census Date 05-Dec-2019
              Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
              Lecturers: Dr Paul Darwen, Ms Kathleen Arambulo.
              Contact hours:
              • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
              • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
                Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

                External, Study Period 84
                Census Date 18-Jul-2019
                Contact hours:
                • 65 hours - Online resources including readings, screencasts, embedded quizzing
                  Method of Delivery: Online - JCU
                  Assessment: case study 1 (20%); case study 2 (40%); case study 3 (40%).

                  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.