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Business statistics and applications ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: P R Rayment

Gippsland Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Hong Kong Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Singapore Second semester 2005 (OCL)
Thailand Second semester 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: Introduction to quantitative methods and statistics in business and commerce. Topics include presentation of business data, index numbers, financial and economic performance indicators, accessing and using Australian Bureau of Statistics data, measures of central tendency and dispersion, marginal analysis, frequency and probability distributions, regression and correlation, simple hypothesis testing, sampling methods and applications, statistics in quality management with applications in service and production industry

Assessment: Assignment: 30% + Examination: 70%