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CO5124 - Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
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 07-May-2015
Non-standard start/end 10-Apr-2015 to 19-Jun-2015
Face to face teaching 10-Apr-2015 to 17-May-2015 (Fri 10/4 6pm-9pm, Sat 11/4 & Sun 12/4 9am-5pm, Fri 1/5 6pm-9pm, Sat 2/5 & Sun 3/5 9am-5pm, Fri 15/5 6pm-9pm, Sat 16/5 & Sun 17/5 9am-5pm)
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

Cairns, Block, Study Period 5
Census Date 07-May-2015
Non-standard start/end 03-Apr-2015 to 19-Jun-2015
Face to face teaching 03-Apr-2015 to 24-May-2015 (Fri 3/4 6pm-9pm, Sat 4/4 & Sun 5/4 9am-5pm, Fri 8/5 6pm-9pm, Sat 9/5 & Sun 10/5 9am-5pm, Fri 22/5 6pm-9pm, Sat 23/5 & Sun 24/5 9am-5pm)
Coord/Lect: Dr Singwhat Tee.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Mr Eddie Chng.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturer: Dr Paul Darwen.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: Dr Singwhat Tee
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours practicals - 9 hours supervised
  • 36 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); assignments (25%); individual or group assessment either in the form of research project, decision modelling case study, or statistical analysis case study (20%).

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