QMBus Outline s210 v2

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Unformatted text preview: Australian School of Business COMM5005 Q UANTITATIVE M ETHODS FOR B USINESS C OURSE O UTLINE S EMESTER 2, 2010 C OURSE W EBSITE http://lms-blackboard.telt.unsw.edu.au / TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. STAFF CONTACT DETAILS 1 2. COURSE DETAILS 1 2.1 Teaching Times and Locations 1 2.2 Units of Credit 1 2.3 Summary of Course 1 2.4 Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses 1 2.5 Student Learning Outcomes 2 3. LEARNING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES 2 3.1 Approach to Learning and Teaching in the Course 2 3.2 Learning Activities and Teaching Strategies 2 4. ASSESSMENT 3 4.1 Formal Requirements 3 4.2 Assessment Details 4 4.3 Online Quiz Format 4 4.4 eLearning Tutorials Format 5 4.5 Assignment Format and Submission Procedure 6 4.6 Late Submission 6 4.7 Tutorial Preparation 6 5. ACADEMIC HONESTY AND PLAGIARISM 6 6.COURSE RESOURCES 7 6.1 Books 7 6.2 Website 7 6.3 Calculator 8 6.4 Software 8 6.5 The Economics Pitstop Room 8 7. COURSE EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT 9 8. STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES AND CONDUCT 9 8.1 Workload 9 8.2 Attendance 9 8.3 Special Consideration and Supplementary Examinations 9 8.4 General Conduct and Behaviour 10 8.5 Occupational Health and Safety 11 8.6 Keeping Informed 11 9. ADDITIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES AND SUPPORT 11 10. COURSE SCHEDULE 12 [COMM5005 Quantitative Methods for Business] 1 1. STAFF CONTACT DETAILS The lecturer for this course is Mrs Judith Watson Judith will be available for consultation from on Wednesdays 4.00 6.00 and Thursdays 1.00 2.00 and other times by appointment. Office: Quad 3126 Email address is: J.Watson@unsw.edu.au Phone: 9385 3285 Her office is located in the western wing, third floor of the Quadrangle building. The tutor is yet to be announced. His/her contact details and consultation hours will be made available on the course website. 2. COURSE DETAILS 2.1 Teaching Times and Locations For Weeks 1-12 you should attend a two hour lecture on Wednesdays from 6.00 - 8.00 p.m. or on Thursdays from 10.00 - 12.00 p.m. You should also attend a one hour tutorial in Weeks 2-13. For latest information about lecture and tutorial locations see: http://www.timetable.unsw.edu.au/current/subjectSearch.html 2.2 Units of Credit This course is worth six units of credit. 2.3 Summary of Course This course provides an introduction to the basic mathematical and statistical tools needed in a business degree. There is an emphasis on problem solving by both manual and computer methods. The first six lectures focus on algebra and graphs, financial mathematics and optimisation methods including linear programming and calculus. The second six lectures focus on probability, descriptive and inferential statistics. 2.4 Course Aims and Relationship to Other Courses This course aims to enhance your ability to analyse financial and economic data and thereby to assist in making business decisions. It is a core course of the MCom program for students in speations where quantitative skills are required. It is designed for those who have had little or no quantitative training in...
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