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ETW2111 - Business data modelling

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Dr Mindi Nath (Berwick); Dr Mak Kok Sun (Malaysia); Mr Hugh O'Reilly (Peninsula); Mr Rakesh Bhurtun (South Africa)


Berwick Second semester 2009 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2009 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2009 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2009 (Day)


Sampling designs and inference; confidence limits and tests on means, proportion, differences. Cross tabulation, with chi square. Simple and multiple linear regression: regression with non-linear terms; regression with dummy variables. Introduction to analysis of variance. Uses Excel.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • choose and apply an appropriate sampling design
  • understand and interpret confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for means, proportions and variances, and be able to identify significant differences
  • understand and conduct regression analyses to interpret and communicate the business value of the results
  • understand and conduct one way analysis of variance in business problems
  • understand the concept and application of Chi-square test for independence between business variables


Within semester assessment: 35%
Examination (2 hours): 65%


ETW1102 or ETW1000


ETW1010 and ETW1031

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