Analytical Techniques for Business and IT (A)

Department of Management, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 25277

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Analytical Techniques for Business and IT (B) - 25279

Module description

The role of this module is to develop skills that students will require elsewhere on the programme and in business. The module consists of the following:

Semester 1 concerns the application of mathematics to a range of finance, accounting and business problems, including savings accumulation, loan repayment, project evaluation, depreciation and linear programming, project planning and inventory control.

Also included is the use of relevant Excel functions and routines.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures: 2 hours weekly; Classes/drop-in tutorial - two hours weekly, and occasional Excel computer sessions.