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FIT1006: Business information analysis

Faculty of Information Technology

Business information analysis

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This unit is designed to give students an introduction to statistical and quantitative methods within a business-related framework and to provide students with a sound foundation for more advanced statistical and quantitative studies. The unit will provide opportunities for the student to gain skills in the presentation of business and economic data, the use of frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, principles of probability, use of probability distributions, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, the use of indices and forecasting methods.


1 - Written report 1 - 15% 2 - Written report 2 - 45% 3 - Take home test 1 - 15% 4 - Take home test 2 - 25%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of online and face to face learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated reading and preparation for scheduled teaching activities.