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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||School of Business|
Forecasting is extremely important to finance and accounting executives, business economists and managers at all levels. This subject deals with quantitative and qualitative forecasting techniques, which are useful in the business and commercial environment. Topics include simple na?ve methods, smoothing techniques, regression approaches, Box-Jenkins' ARIMA, combining forecasts, and Delphi method of forecasting. Strong emphasis will be given to applications of forecasting techniques to real data arising from accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and tourism to meet the demands of students. Applications are conducted by using Excel-based ForecastXTM Software and scientific calculator, for example, Casio-fX100AU, Casio fX-82MS or the like for better understanding the calculations involved in forecasting.
|Prerequisites:||BU1007 OR BU1010 OR MA1401 OR MA2401|
|BX2225 EC2100 EC5211|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Rabiul Beg.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (% - 30%); other exams (% - 30%); tutorial attendance and participation (% - 10%); assignments (% - 30%).|
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