Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Business
Department: School of Accounting, Economics and Finance


Subject Information
Subject Code COMM121
Subject Name Statistics for Business
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Not to count with ECON121
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283  $ 1283 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Spring  (01-02-2015 to 28-05-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 100
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Pereira
Mohamed Watfa
Rahul Bijlani
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 03-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Spring  (01-02-2015 to 28-05-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 2
Quota 100
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Pereira
Mohamed Watfa
Rahul Bijlani
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 03-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Sydney
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 40
Course Restrictions S338 - Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Services  (Sydney)
S339 - Bachelor of Banking and Financial Services  (Sydney)
Contact Hours 2 hours Lecture plus 1 hour Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Martin Gold
Silvia Mendolia
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Silvia Mendolia
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hours Lecture plus 1 hour Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment PASS is available for this subject and is a free service for all students. To find session times and locations, visit the PASS timetable: http://www.uow.edu.au/student/services/pass/rooms/index.html
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Penang Session 1  (09-03-2015 to 12-07-2015)
Campus INTI International College Penang
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Yee Aik Phoay
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 04-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 1  (09-03-2015 to 12-07-2015)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Mani Maren Pandurengan
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 04-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 2  (27-04-2015 to 02-08-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Full Time
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Peter Yip
Ye Hwee Wong
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Ye Hwee Wong
Instance Comment  
Census Date 29-05-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Summer  (14-06-2015 to 04-08-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 2
Quota 75
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Mohamed Watfa
Rahul Bijlani
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 01-07-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Summer  (14-06-2015 to 04-08-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 75
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Mohamed Watfa
Rahul Bijlani
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 01-07-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Batemans Bay
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs edustreamed lecture plus 2 hrs Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Bega
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs edustreamed lecture plus 2 hrs Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Shoalhaven
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs edustreamed lecture plus 2 hrs Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Southern Highlands
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs edustreamed lecture plus 2 hrs Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Southern Sydney
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs edustreamed lecture plus 2 hrs Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2 hrs Lecture plus 1 hr Tutorial/Computer Lab
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Reetu Verma
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Reetu Verma
Instance Comment PASS is available for this subject and is a free service for all students. To find session times and locations, visit the PASS timetable: http://www.uow.edu.au/student/services/pass/rooms/index.html
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session PSB Trimester 3  (24-08-2015 to 29-11-2015)
Campus PSB Academy
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Full Time
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Ye Hwee Wong
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Ye Hwee Wong
Instance Comment  
Census Date 21-09-2015

Subject Availability
Session CCCU Semester A  (31-08-2015 to 28-11-2015)
Campus UOW at CCCU HK
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Man Kit Butt
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Man Kit Butt
Instance Comment  
Census Date 17-09-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (06-09-2015 to 24-12-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 2
Quota 70
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Abdullatif Tchantchane
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-10-2015

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (06-09-2015 to 24-12-2015)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 70
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Abdullatif Tchantchane
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
 
Instance Comment  
Census Date 14-10-2015

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 4 hours Lectures plus 2 hours tutorials
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Amir Arjomandi
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
An introduction to quantitative techniques and their application to business economics. Emphasis will be on statistics and topics will include descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, elementary correlation and regression analysis and the use of computer programs for estimation and analysis.


Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
Not to count with ECON121
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to. 1. Identify and use the relevant statistical techniques to apply to various scenarios faced in the business world. 2. Demonstrate the use of computer program Excel/PhStat. 3. Demonstrate appropriate use of statistical analysis to improve business decision making. 4. Interpret and explain solutions in a non-technical way, including those from statistical software packages such as Excel/PhStat.

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