Courses & Units

Data for Decision Making ZAA231

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast


This unit explores the processes of data collection, analysis, representation and interpretation as well as the role of data in business decision making and discipline relevant data. You will explore these processes that underpin data-informed decision-making, using practical examples. You will engage in collecting, compiling, analysing, interpreting and evaluating data and information


Unit name Data for Decision Making
Unit code ZAA231
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Business

Rene Kling

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 1 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 1 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 1 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 3/2/2020 24/2/2020 11/3/2020 9/4/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, analyse and communicate the purpose and application of data.

2. Interpret, represent and present data to support decision making.

3. Analyse and apply an evidence-based approach to decision making in organisations.

4. Apply discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations.

5. Analyse and communicate core concepts related to discipline knowledge and practice.

6. Analyse and evaluate applications of innovative and/or entrepreneurial practice.

7. Develop and communicate understandings related to graduate attributes and transferable skills as adaptive practitioners.



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 020307

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Teaching Pattern

Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials


AT1: On-line Quiz and Blog  (20%)

AT2: Case Study (30%)

AT3: Research Report (50%)

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