Quantitative Methods

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the most important statistical tools used in quantitative accounting analysis.  The focus is on application and interpretation of the tools and results.  The intention is not only to equip students with the practical skills to implement the necessary techniques, but to acquire the skills of discretion in choice of appropriate method and clarity in the interpretation of the output from such methods, together with extraction of the information of most importance to the business-decision maker.