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FIN3103 Business Data Forensics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: STA2300

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

The course aims primarily to introduce students to a variety of data mining, statistical and forecasting tools and techniques and the situations in which they are applicable. The course concentrates predominantly on identifying the appropriate tools and techniques applicable to a variety of business problems and making judgments as to the type of analysis that should be used and drawing conclusions about the accuracy of that analysis. We also discuss the identification of a business problem, the collection and preparation of data and, using SAS software, provide examples of predictive and descriptive models that provide statistical or other means of analysis. Formerly FIN2103.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 External
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba