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Problem Evaluation and Resolution (8730.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Management



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    This unit builds on the generic and academic skills student develop in Problem Analysis and Statistics. It is applied across all the Faculty of Business and Government undergraduate degrees. 50% of the unit will be quantitative based research methods, which will enable students to analyse primary data in order to make more effective and evidence based decisions. The other 50% of the unit syllabus will be qualitative enabling research design and application in order to gather and analyse primary data for problem evaluation and resolution.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Determine what primary data needs to be collected in order to provide an appropriate evidence base for a decision;

    2. Understand the implications of alternative methods of data collection and interpretation and use this for determining appropriate data collection;

    3. Develop research designs for the collection of quantitative and/or qualitative data;

    4. Analyse and interpret data collected across a variety of units in order to select strategies and plans; and

    5. Summarise and present complex data graphically and statistically either manually or by computer package.

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    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.


    8732 Problem Analysis and Statistics OR 6540 Introduction to Statistics for students enrolled in Bachelor of Sport Management, 688AA.

    Assumed Knowledge

    Basic Mathematics, approx to Year-10 High School standard.

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