Quantitative Techniques for Management
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Online & on-campus
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- 28 Feb 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a professional understanding of the basic mathematical and statistical techniques needed for quantitative analysis;
- apply those techniques for solving complex management problems;
- apply tools to analyse and critically evaluate different types of management problems; and
- demonstrate an appreciation of the vast array of quantitative techniques that still remain unexplored.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in the Graduate Certificate of Accounting or the Master of Professional Accounting.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Travel requirements - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
Mathematics and statistics have important applications in finance, management, business and economics. Studying this subject will equip you with the skills in mathematics and statistics to solve real-life issues in the workplace. Topics you will investigate include business mathematics, differentiation, optimisation, integration, matrix algebra and mathematics relevant to finance and management. You will also explore descriptive statistics, discrete probability distributions, continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing.
Mathematical and Statistical Exercises 1: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3 Mathematical and Statistical Exercises 2: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3 Mathematical and Statistical Exercises 3: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Final Examination: 2 hrs 15 mins. Students must obtain at least 50% in the exam (and at least 50% overall) to receive a pass or better in the subject. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Mathematical and Statistical Exercises 1 (15%)
- Mathematical and Statistical Exercises 2 (15%)
- Mathematical and Statistical Exercises 3 (15%)
- Final Examination (55%)
Current study term: 27 Feb 22 to 27 May 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.