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IB94X - Business Statistics

  • Module code: IB94X
  • Module name: Business Statistics
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module is designed to provide a foundation in the collection, analysis and presentation of quantitative data and covers the basic elements of probability and statistics that are essential to operational research and strategic analysis projects. It is also designed to introduce students to undertaking computer-based analysis using a statistics package. Much of the material will be required knowledge for other core and option modules

Principal learning outcomes

Subject knowledge and Understanding: Demonstrate practical understanding of basic business statistics for management and an ability to undertake appropriate basic statistical analysis of organisational data. Key skills: Undertake and communicate the results of statistical analysis to others both verbally and in writing. Use of a statistical package. Cognitive skills: Critically evaluate basic statistical analysis;subject-specific/Professional skills; Demonstrate basic statistical skills.

Timetabled teaching activities

"Total contact hours: 30. Lectures: 12 x1.5 hours during terms 1 and 2 . Seminars: 6 x 1.5 hours during terms 1 and 2. Laboratory sessions: 3 hours during terms 1 and 2 Module duration (weeks): 10 "

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: IB94X-15)
A (Assessed work only) Statistics Assignment (3500 words) 100%
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Group Work and Peer Evaluation 20%
  2 hour examination (January) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Business Analytics and Consulting (N1N2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Business Analytics and Consulting (N1N2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Business Analytics (N1N3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Business Analytics (N1N3) - Year 2
Optional Core