Unformatted text preview: au/business/currentstudents/policy). In determining Version: 2013 Business School 1 BUSINESS SCHOOL applications and appeals relating to these matters it will be assumed that every student has taken the time to
familiarise themselves with these key policies and procedures. Version: 2013 Business School 2 BUSINESS SCHOOL 1. Unit of study information
All graduates from the BCom need to be able to use quantitative techniques to analyse business
problems. This ability is important in all business disciplines, since all disciplines deal with increasing
amounts of data, and there are increasing expectations of quantitative skills. This unit shows how to
interpret data involving uncertainty and variability; how to model and analyse the relationships within
business data; and how to make correct inferences from the data (and recognise incorrect inferences).
The unit will include instruction in the use of software tools (primarily spreadsheets) to analyse and
present quantitative data.
Lecture starts on 4 March, 2013 and tutorial/workshop starts on 8, 11 and 12 March, 2013 (depending
on the day of tutorial/workshop you enroll). An EXCEL file containing the times and venues of all the
tutorials/workshops can be downloaded and viewed from the blackboard web stie. 2. Program learning outcomes
1. Business Knowledge: Our Bachelors programs develop each graduate to be adept in identifying
and understanding major commercial trends both locally and globally leading to students who are
able to demonstrate an understanding of the key challenges in managing business in a range of
business and cultural contexts.
2. Critical Thinking: Our Bachelors programs develop each graduate to be a critical thinker and
discerning decision maker leading to students who are able to solve business problems by
identifying and critically evaluating implications of business decisions from a range of disciplinary
3. Business Analysis and Problem-Solving: Our Bachelors programs develop each graduate to be a
capable business analyst and problem-solver leading to students who are able to analyse and
diagnose business problems and design a range of business improvements that can result in
significant business process improvement and/or the exploitation of advanced information and
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