Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures per week |
Total Time Commitment: 108 hours per semester
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Students undertaking this subject will be expected to regularly access an internet-enabled computer. The computer must be capable of running Microsoft Excel and, if a Macintosh computer, should be running Windows emulation software such as Bootcamp. Students undertaking this subject will be expected to be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel.|
Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Faculty of Science
The University of Melbourne
Tel: + 61 3 8344 6404
Fax: +61 3 8344 5803
The subject will be divided into three components which will be chosen from the following four topic areas:
|Objectives:||The subject is a capstone subject, where emphasis is on developing the problem-solving and modeling skills required to effectively use quantitative methods to solve problems in contemporary business. After taking this unit, students will have worked on a large number of cases, where quantitative modelling provides significant insight. The cases will be drawn from all areas of business, including general management, finance and marketing. An objective of the course is to provide students with the expertise to operationalise quantitative solutions to real business problems in a hands-on fashion. Students will be expected to use computing resources, including the development of high level spreadsheet skills, and work frequently in syndicate teams. Some theory from the areas of statistics, operations management, finance and marketing will also be covered.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will develop a number of generic skills including:
Master of Science (Management Science) |
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