Courses & Units

Analytical Methods for Decision-Making JNB252



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.


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
Teaching staff

Dr Owen Nguyen

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2016 10/8/2016 29/8/2016 14/10/2016

* 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 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2016: $1,305.00 2016: $2,145.00 080399

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.


Mutual Exclusions

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

JNB222 and JNB331


Teaching Pattern

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

Distance: Study guide and readings.


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

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

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