Unit

School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Statistics for BusinessWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200032.6

Discipline: STATISTICS

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Neil Hopkins


Assumed Knowledge
HSC Mathematics/Mathematics Extension 1 is desirable.


Equivalent Units
200192 Statistics for Science, 300700 Statistical Decision Making, 200263 Biometry, 200052 Introduction to Economic Methods, 301123 Management Analytics, 700007 Statistics for Business (WSTC), 700033 Biometry (WSTC), 700041 Statistical Decision Making (WSTC)

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2019 Spring  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2019 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2019 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2019 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - EVENING  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2019 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Daniel Townsend  Timetable.  
2019 Sydney City Session 3  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Antoinette Cevenini  Timetable.  
2019 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Statistics for Business introduces the basic concepts and techniques of statistics that are particularly relevant to problem solving in business. It also provides a sound base for more advanced study in statistics and forecasting in subsequent sessions. Topics include: presentation of data; descriptive statistics; the role of uncertainty in business decision making; hypothesis testing; and basic forecasting.



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