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Predictive Analytics (QBUS6840)

To be effective in a competitive business environment, a business analyst needs to be able to use predictive analytics to translate information into decisions and to convert information about past performance into reliable forecasts. An effective analyst also should be able to identify the analytical tools and data structures to anticipate market trends. In this unit, students gain skills required to succeed in today's highly analytical and data-driven economy. The unit introduces the basics of data management, business forecasting, decision trees, logistic regression, and predictive modelling. The unit features corporate case studies and hands-on exercises to demonstrate the concepts presented.

Classes
1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial

Assessment
group assignment (30%), homework (15%), mid-semester exam (20%), final exam (35%)

Pre-requisites

QBUS5001 or ECMT5001

Details

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Business Analytics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 3
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