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MBA8003 Analysing Business Data

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Business
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 4 October 2023


Pre-requisite: MBA8001 and MBA8002 and Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MBAL or GDBA or GCBA


The capability to confidently diagnose and discern patterns and relationships in business data is essential for senior leaders to identify areas that can increase business value. Senior leaders need to be able to apply a critical mindset to the interrogation of financial and performance data and to their interactions with data providers and users. The ability to confidently know the strengths and weaknesses of performance metrics and how to apply these tools to achieve the organisation’s purpose requires agile and strategic leadership.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to build capacity to fluently and confidently interact with and direct the financial and business analysis sections of the organisation. This course prepares you to be able to interrogate data and information to diagnose organisational performance and identify opportunities. Knowing your data and their relationship to organisational performance is a skill that strategic leaders need to be comfortable with. This course will help you move from operational thinking to strategic thinking through developing a sophisticated approach to issues of financial and performance analysis.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Block 3, 2023 Online
Block 5, 2023 Online
Date printed 4 October 2023