Analytical Techniques for Business and IT (B)

Department of Management, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 25279

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Analytical Techniques for Business and IT (A) - 25277

Module description

The role of this module is to develop skills that students will require elsewhere on the programme and in business. The module consists of the following: 

Semester 2 is an introduction to Statistics: Descriptive statistics and frequency distributions. Discrete probability distributions; Continuous distributions: the Normal and exponential distribution. Interval estimation. Simple hypothesis testing. Correlation and simple regression. 

Also included is the use of relevant Excel functions and routines.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures: 2 hours weekly; Classes\drop-in tutorials: two hours weekly, and occasional Excel computer sessions.