2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Business Tools for Management|
|Offered||Intensive May and Intensive October|
|Assumed Knowledge||A basic knowledge of operating MS Word and MS Excel and a basic level of mathematical knowledge commensurate with a student enrolled in a Master\\\'s degree.|
|Additional Information||This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS).|
|Lectures||Block mode, 5 days, 9am-5pm|
|Assessment||multiple choice quiz (15%), computer exam (30%), group report (25%), and final exam (30%)|
|Description||Quantitative analysis is a key activity in developing successful business strategies in the areas of business management. Successful business strategies are generally based on diverse forms of analysis on information collected from a wide range of sources. This unit of study provides an introduction to the theory and principles of quantitative analysis of business markets through lectures, computer workshops, and practical assessments requiring the analysis of various types of data. Through classes and assessments designed to specifically teach students how to undertake quantitative research in a practical manner, students will be able to conduct their own quantitative analysis of market places.|