Business Mathematics MAT1LF101-3022 07.09.2020-27.11.2020 5 +-
You can solve various business mathematics problems correctly and efficiently using Excel. You are able to evaluate the effect of inflation, time and changes in the currency exchange rates on the value of money. You are able to make calculations related to financial instruments and investments.
Starting level and linkage with other courses
No prerequisites. Nevertheless, students who need to revise mathematics are advised to take MAT8LF101 Brush up Business Mathematics at the same time or before this course.
- Exchanging currencies and currency fluctuations
- Consumer Price Index, inflation and purchasing power of money
- Simple and compound interest calculation
- Periodic payments
- Long-term loans
- Hire purchase
- Annual percentage rate
Assessment criteria - grade 1
You know the key concepts within the course’s scope, but are yet to develop the general view and the big picture of the subject matter.
You can complete given tasks and assignments with assistance. You need to develop how to apply knowledge.
You demonstrate some ability to perform skills and have basic knowledge, but you have difficulty to manage without assistance.
Assessment criteria - grade 3
You know the key concepts well and can explain how the theories and models function and the tools are used.
You have a general view of the subject matter.
You complete given tasks and assignments independently. You apply knowledge in hands - on business related situations.
You can critique your own practice and identify ways to improve.
You demonstrate sufficient ability to perform skills and have basic to good knowledge. You can perform independently, but you have some challenges in passing on your skills and knowledge to others. You have an interest in professional development.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
You have a strong command of the key and related concepts. You can critically evaluate theories, models and tools. You can demonstrate explicit knowledge of the subject matter, and how it relates to other disciplines.
You apply knowledge in demanding business related situations. You can prioritize and critically select tools and methods for solving complex problems in the subject matter.
You execute skills with natural proficiency and you have detailed and explicit knowledge. You can perform independently and you are also able and actively willing to help others develop and pass on your skills. You have an attitude of continuous professional development.