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BU1007 - Business Data Analysis and Interpretation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject combines statistical methods with material related to subjects taught in the school of business and provides an introduction to data analysis and its use as a managerial tool. Students gain an understanding in recognising and changing raw data into usable information for interpretation in business. Students will develop their quantitative and information technology communication skills and learn how to apply statistical techniques to solve problems in the real world of business.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain types and sources of data and information, and relate to statistical concepts;
  • apply appropriate and various statistical techniques;
  • use statistical software to solve business related problems;
  • interpret data and statistical results to make insightful business decisions;
  • explain data within a business environment context.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU1010 EC1101 MA1401 BU1807

Availabilities

Beijing UT, Study Period 68, Internal
Census Date 04-Jun-2015
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: case study part 1 (35%); case study part 2 (35%); online quizes (30%).

Beijing UT, Study Period 69, Internal
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: case study part 1 (35%); case study part 2 (35%); online quizes (30%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Mrs Natasha Garvey, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, Dr Diane Jarvis, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: online quizzes (20%); case study (50%); case study - report (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: case study part 1 (35%); case study part 2 (35%); online quizes (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: online quizzes (20%); case study (50%); case study - report (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: Dr Rabiul Beg, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi
Lecturer: Mr Brett Vance.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: online quizzes (20%); case study (50%); case study - report (30%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: case study part 1 (35%); case study part 2 (35%); online quizes (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coord/Lect: Dr Rabiul Beg, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: case study part 1 (35%); case study part 2 (35%); online quizes (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coord/Lect: Dr Rabiul Beg, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: online quizzes (20%); case study (50%); case study - report (30%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi
Lecturers: Dr Rabiul Beg, Mrs Natasha Garvey, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 41 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: online quizzes (20%); case study (50%); case study - report (30%).

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, Mr Paul McGrath
Lecturers: Dr Rabiul Beg, Mrs Natasha Garvey, Assoc. Professor Taha Chaiechi, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: online quizzes (20%); case study (50%); case study - report (30%).

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