Statistics for Business (SQA HN Unit F84K 35)

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It is widely recognised that statistics has an essential part to play in planning, control and communication within an enterprise. This Unit will focus on the underpinning knowledge and skills required to use basic statistical and graphical techniques to assist with these management functions and your ability to address business problems.

Outcome 1 will enable you to develop an understanding of statistical terms, source relevant published statistical data and demonstrate statistical techniques associated with collecting your own data for business purposes.

Outcome 2 builds on these skills by allowing you to analyse, present and interpret data to assist with improving business effectiveness a…

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It is widely recognised that statistics has an essential part to play in planning, control and communication within an enterprise. This Unit will focus on the underpinning knowledge and skills required to use basic statistical and graphical techniques to assist with these management functions and your ability to address business problems.

Outcome 1 will enable you to develop an understanding of statistical terms, source relevant published statistical data and demonstrate statistical techniques associated with collecting your own data for business purposes.

Outcome 2 builds on these skills by allowing you to analyse, present and interpret data to assist with improving business effectiveness and efficiency.

Outcome 3 will enable you to develop and demonstrate an understanding of relationships that may exist between data to assist you with business planning and control activities.

The skills required in this Unit underpin the vocational relevance of your course and use a mixture of assessment instruments. These will build on your skills for researching, evaluating and interpreting data and communicating information.

Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF level 8: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 8)

For further information on this course, please visit the SQA website.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

This Unit is assessed through three separate assessments.

In order to complete this Unit successfully, you will be required to achieve a satisfactory level of performance in all assessed work.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

It would be beneficial if candidates have basic skills in numeracy and in the use of appropriate IT software. This could be demonstrated by possession of the Core Skill Numeracy at SCQF level 5, the Core Skill Information and Communication Technology at SCQF level 5, NQ Unit DM3R 11: Information Technology for Administrators, HN Unit F84V 34 IT in Business: Spreadsheets, or equivalent.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Access to Microsoft Excel required

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