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STAT11-111: Business Statistics

Description

This subject introduces students to fundamental quantitative theory and tools to support business intelligence and data analysis needs of modern organisations. This Includes basic statistics, probability distributions, correlation, regression, and time series forecasting. The emphasis of this subject is to develop practical computational skills and problem-solving capabilities utilising appropriate analytical approaches to a given problem. The tools and techniques introduced in this subject, including the use of spreadsheets for data management and analysis, can be applied to exploratory big data analysis.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeSTAT11-111
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890

Learning outcomes

1. Produce appropriate graphical and numerical descriptive statistics for different types of data.
2. Apply probability rules and concepts relating to discrete and continuous random variables to answer questions within a business context.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of the Central Limit Theorem (CLT) and its applications.
4. Conduct and interpret a variety of hypothesis tests to aid decision making in a business context.
5. Use simple/multiple regression models to analyse the underlying relationships between the variables through hypothesis testing.

Enrolment requirements

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Nil

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Anti-requisites: ?

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
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