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ETF2480 - Business modelling

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Tissa Galagedera


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


This is a software-oriented subject intended to provide a working knowledge of decision-making tools and techniques applicable in a business environment. Various optimisation techniques used in managerial decision-making will be introduced. Topics include business modelling with spreadsheets, linear programming models, transportation and assignment models, network models, project planning and scheduling models. Applications in management, marketing, accounting, finance and related fields are emphasised.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written (2 assignments): 20%
Tutorial tests: 20%
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and 1-hour practice class per week