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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour workshop per week (Semester 2). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-661 Quantitative Methods for Business|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:||This subject illustrates the use of quantitative methods to aid managerial decision making. Topics include review of statistics; F and Chi-squared distributions; review of simple linear regression multiple linear regression model; hypothesis testing, forecasting, diagnostics with regression (including heteroskedasticity, serial correlation and model specification).|
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Assessment:||One 2-hour end-of-semester examination (70%), assignments not exceeding 1500 words in the first half of the semester (15%) and assignments not exceeding 1500 words in the second half of the semester (15%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Management (Economics) |
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