Business Statistics

    Course details

    • Code: MGMT.5922
    • Fee: $793*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Business Management
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of the concepts and methods of data analysis, statistical inference and financial mathematics.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. use computer software to present statistical data;
  2. demonstrate the use of methods for correlation and regression to analyse a given data set, and interpret the results;
  3. apply time series analysis and forecasting techniques;
  4. use random sampling techniques to select samples;
  5. use index numbers (eg CPI) to deflate data and compare time series;
  6. apply financial mathematics correctly; and
  7. apply probability distributions, determine confidence intervals for population means, proportions and hypothesis testing

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017