Course Description

Course Name

Management Mathematics

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

Introduction
The course presents a comprehensive introduction to mathematical concepts and methods for business studies. The course material will cover such areas as mathematical functions and equations, matrix algebra, linear programming and introduction to calculus. A particular emphasis will be made on the understanding of concepts and business applications.

Course Objectives
The course aims to adequately equip the students with mathematical skills and techniques required for business analysis and applications related to business, finance and economics. It should give a thorough foundation for future courses in quantitative methods for management/business studies.

Textbooks
Main Textbook:
Ernest F. Haeussler, Richard S. Paul, and Richard J. Wood, Introductory mathematical analysis for business, economics, and the life and social sciences, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2010 (13ed).

Other recommended texts:
Ronald J. Harshbarger and James J. Reynolds, Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2013 (10ed);
Frank Werner and Yuri Sotskov, Mathematics of Economics and Business, Routledge, 2006.

*Course content subject to change