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ETF9480 - Business modelling

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Tissa Galagedera


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)


Provides a working knowledge of decision-making tools and techniques applicable to problems arising from business. Various optimisation techniques used in the business decision-making process will be introduced. Includes business modelling with spreadsheets, linear programming models, transportation and assignment models, network models, project-planning and scheduling models. Applications in business, particularly in management, marketing, accounting and finance will be used.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


2 assignments : 40% (2x20%);
Examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour practical/tutorial per week.


Students must be enrolled in course codes 3814, 3815, 3816, 3822 or must have passed ETX1100 or equivalent or permission.