Business Decision Analysis
Level 4

 
Title of learning programme Business Decision Analysis
Programme level 4
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**

* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.

** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1

An Introduction to Business Decision Analysis

2 Decision Analysis
3 Formulating a Linear Programming Problem
4 Regression Analysis
5   Time Series Analysis
6   Simulation
 

Learning Outcomes

 

Module 1 An Introduction to Business Decision Analysis.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise the meaning of Business Decision Analysis (BDA)

 

Module 2 - Decision Analysis.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Discuss the various processes of decision analysis

 

Module 3 - Formulating a Linear Programming Problem.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise the steps involved in formulating a linear programming problem

 

Module 4 - Regression Analysis.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explain the technique of regression analysis

 
Module 5 - Time Series Analysis.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Discuss some of the main techniques available for the analysis and forecasting of time series
 
Module 6 - Simulation.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 List the methods used in simulation

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