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BMBA504 Statistics and Decision Tools

A range of statistical tools from basic descriptive statistics to the more advanced methods available to support business analysis and decision making.

Fundamentals of the research process, and the statistical analysis and modelling of data, based on real-world business and management situations. BMBA 504 will equip students with tools that will help them to make better, data-based decisions.

Paper title Statistics and Decision Tools
Paper code BMBA504
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (20 April 2017 - 31 May 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,101.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,750.00

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Limited to
DipBusAdmin, MBA, PGDipHealMgt, MHealSc
Contact
otagomba@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Susan Steer
Teacher: Anindya Sen
Textbooks
Course Reader
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will develop a robust understanding of:
  • Corporate governance
  • Time value of money
  • Markowitz diversification
  • Capital asset pricing model (CAPM)
  • Net present value vs. internal rate of return (NPV vs. IRR)
  • Weighted average cost of capital
  • Gordon dividend discount model
  • Agency Costs
  • Real Options
  • Financial Planning
  • Risk management

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (20 April 2017 - 31 May 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

A range of statistical tools from basic descriptive statistics to the more advanced methods available to support business analysis and decision making.

Fundamentals of the research process, and the statistical analysis and modelling of data, based on real-world business and management situations. BMBA 504 will equip students with tools that will help them to make better, data-based decisions.

Paper title Statistics and Decision Tools
Paper code BMBA504
Subject Business Administration
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 8 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,143.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,805.00

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Limited to
DipBusAdmin, MBA, PGDipHealMgt, MHealSc
Contact
otagomba@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Susan Steer
Teacher: Anindya Sen
Textbooks
Course Reader
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will develop a robust understanding of:
  • Corporate governance
  • Time value of money
  • Markowitz diversification
  • Capital asset pricing model (CAPM)
  • Net present value vs. internal rate of return (NPV vs. IRR)
  • Weighted average cost of capital
  • Gordon dividend discount model
  • Agency Costs
  • Real Options
  • Financial Planning
  • Risk management

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 8 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard