6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
Sampling designs and inference; confidence limits and tests on means, proportion, differences. Cross tabulation, with chi square. Simple and multiple linear regression: regression with non-linear terms; regression with dummy variables. Introduction to analysis of variance. Uses Excel.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- choose and apply an appropriate sampling design
- understand and interpret confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for means, proportions and variances, and be able to identify significant differences
- understand and conduct regression analyses to interpret and communicate the business value of the results
- understand and conduct one way analysis of variance in business problems
- understand the concept and application of Chi-square test for independence between business variables.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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