Business Forecasting

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Forecasting

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Administration, Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points including STAT150 or STAT170 or MKTG216

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit explores business forecasting by considering the planning process of the organisation, the environment in which business forecasts are made, prediction of key variables using qualitative and quantitative information, and the practical considerations of forecast implementation. Quantitative predictions will generally make use of spreadsheets and simple statistical procedures that can be easily applied in the business environment.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.