MAF210 - Quantitative Methods for Business
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Online
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 1.5 hour on-campus lecture (recordings provided) and 1 x 1.5 hour on-campus seminar each week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
1 x 1.5 hour recorded lecture and 1 x 1.5 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week
The unit covers basic quantitative methods and techniques that can help students use financial and nonfinancial data to make business-related decisions. It covers topics related to basic statistics and probability concepts, probability distributions, capital budgeting including discounted cash flow analysis, parameter estimation and hypotheses testing, capital asset pricing theory, and cross-sectional and time series regression analysis. The unit will also explore Excel-based numerical techniques used by business analysts in a practical environment to facilitate the decision-making processes.
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