Undergraduate | CUR-ECO100 | 2023
Analytics for Decision Making
Learn how to collect and use data for commerce. You’ll learn how to analyse datasets, communicate your results, and make data-informed recommendations. Use business software. Unpack legal and ethical issues. Relevant to HR, finance, economics and more.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
- 28 Aug 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
1. explain the role of data in business decision making across a range of business disciplines
2. explain legal and ethical issues related to using data in a business context
3. understand and interpret data from a range of relevant macroeconomic and other data sources including, marketing, management, and finance, using appropriate business software
4. evaluate data from a range of business disciplines using a variety of analytic techniques to extract information for business decision making
5. create robust conclusions from data analytic results and effectively communicate findings to a diverse range of stakeholders
- to be advised
This subject will develop analytical capabilities, equipping students with knowledge about basic data analysis to derive essential information from numerical, textual and visual datasets. As consumers and producers of data, students will learn about data management and security practices, as well as developing an understanding of legal and ethical issues relating to the collection and use of data. Students will develop their analytic capabilities by understanding and interpreting a range of data types including macroeconomic data, which will be used as a base case study where students will examine how macroeconomic conditions affect business decisions across a variety of disciplines including marketing, management, and finance. Students will have the opportunity to personalise their learning experience as they examine case study data sets relating to a range of business disciplines including economics, marketing, human resources and finance. Students will also develop skills to effectively communicate the results of their analysis to an audience and recommend business actions from a considered range of alternatives.
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