10 cp Prerequisites Nil Teaching Organisation This unit is offered in mixed-mode where there will be 16 hours of direct contact during the two residential periods consisting of lectures and tutorials/workshops. In addition, there will be an online component which will be undertaken between the two residential periods. Students are expected to spend approximately 150 hours in total over 12 weeks or equivalent for a 10 credit point unit.
This unit deals with the collection, presentation and analysis of business data-essential tasks in commercial decision-making. Prior to making a business decision, it is usually necessary to collect information or data, applying techniques of data collection, presentation and analysis. This unit is a study of these techniques, their application and the essential mathematics used in these techniques. Students will not require mathematical skills beyond high school arithmetic and algebra and these skills will be reviewed as part of this unit.