Caulfield First semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Introduction to the use of spread sheets; basic mathematics; descriptive statistics; elementary probability; discrete probability distributions; continuous probability distributions; hypothesis testing; forecasting and time series; regression and correlation.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- acquire an appropriate vocabulary and understanding of basic mathematical terminology
- apply knowledge of the use of computer spreadsheets to problems in business
- understand the use of statistics and quantitative methods, and interpret data to be more effective in business planning, forecasting and management
- apply and integrate skills and knowledge acquired via the use of models, formulae, and examples drawn from various applications in Finance and Accounting.
Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%
3 hours per week