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2014 BEA681 Data and Business Decision Making

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Available as a Student Elective: No

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Semester 1, 2013: This unit will be offered in Hobart face-to-face and by distance.

Semester 2, 2013: This unit will be offered in Hobart face-to-face.

Semester 5, 2013: This unit will be offered in Hobart face-to-face.

Not Offered


This unit introduces students to statistical methods which are useful in the decision making process. It seeks to provide basic statistical knowledge for analysing data, and aims to develop skills in using appropriate statistical methods to make and carry out decisions which are supported by data.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


Internal assessment 40%; Final exam 60%.


Weekdays (Hobart semesters 1 and 2): 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week.
Spring School (semester 5): intensive delivery over three week period.

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Fully online - H,L,I,W,N,O
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,L,I,W,N,O
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
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