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ETW2111

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Econometrics and Business Statistics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2013 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Harmindar Nath (Berwick); Dr Jason Ng Wei Jian (Malaysia); Mr Daniel Maposa (South Africa)

Synopsis

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 35%
Examination: 65%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed one of the following: ETG1102, ETW1102 or ETW1000 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

ETW1010 and ETW1031