- Code STAT3014
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Statistics
- Areas of interest Statistics
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Decision-making is a process of selecting a specific action from a set of possible actions to address a given problem. Because there is uncertainty about the future, we cannot be sure of the consequences of the decision. This course provides an introduction to the quantitative techniques and models used by managers to help solve decision-making problems in an uncertain environment. The main quantitative techniques studied will be those of statistical decision analysis, mathematical programming, and simulation. Specific applications of these techniques may include product-mix determination, transportation planning, risk analysis (of securities), inventory control, queuing problems, and quality control.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On completion of this course students should understand and be able to apply the techniques described in the course outline.
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- Three Assignments 20%
- Mid-Semester examination: 20%
- Final examination: 60%
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Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.
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