Courses & Units

Analytical Methods for Decision-Making JNB252

Launceston

Introduction

This unit introduces students to analytical methods and their application to business management. The unit covers both quantitative and qualitative techniques such as data presentation, estimation and hypothesis tests, linear regression, forecasting, decision making under uncertainty, linear programming, scenario analysis, focus-group interviews and case studies.

Summary

Unit name Analytical Methods for Decision-Making
Unit code JNB252
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
Maritime and Logistics Management
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Prof Natalia Nikolova
Teaching staff

Prof Natalia Nikolova

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Spring school (November) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017
Spring school (November) 13/11/2017 11/12/2017 19/12/2017 10/2/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October the previous year.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2016: $1,114.00 2016: $2,116.00 010103

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JNB222 and JNB331

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.

Distance: Study guide and readings.

Assessment

On-campus: Coursework: 50%. Examination: 50%.

Distance: Coursework 50%, Take-home examination 50%

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Textbooks

Required

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