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BMBA71-301: Data Analytics for Decision Making

Description

This subject develops the student’s facility for evidence-based decision making, by introducing students to the use and application of data. As the business world has increasing access to data, and in the availability of big data sets which allow greater understanding of customers and other business related data, effective use of the data will enable decisions to become more informed. This subject will consider the role of data in an evolving business system, discuss and review common sources of data and processes for developing superior data sets, and will introduce the quantitative methods that are needed for understanding what the data tells us re the decision we need to make. It develops an understanding of modern computational methods to solve quantitative problems in business decision making, using a case-based approach to using data.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeBMBA71-301
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,430
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,710

Learning outcomes

1. Understand the role of data in evidence based decision making
2. Examine the systems by which data is or can be made available
3. Possess an understanding of measurement issues and processes for understanding relationships based on statistical theory
4. Apply modern quantitative tools (Microsoft Excel) to data analysis in a business context
5. Analyse and interpret data to provide meaningful information to assist in decision making

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021