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GMBA71-202: Data Analytics for Decision Making

Description

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 course 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
CodeGMBA71-202
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • May 2021 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • September 2021 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce

Learning outcomes

1. Describe the role of data in evidence-based decision making
2. Examine the systems by which data is or can be made available
3. Understand data measurement issues and apply processes for investigating 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.

Must be admitted into a BBT/MBA Program

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT
Enrolment opens15/03/2020
Semester start01/05/2020
Subject start11/05/2020
Cancellation 1?24/05/2020
Cancellation 2?27/05/2020
Last enrolment22/05/2020
Withdraw – Financial?05/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?21/06/2020
Teaching census?04/06/2020
Non-Standard Offering - Bond-BBT
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start01/09/2020
Subject start07/09/2020
Cancellation 1?22/09/2020
Cancellation 2?26/09/2020
Last enrolment20/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?07/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?25/10/2020
Teaching census?06/10/2020