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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

SCU College

Anti-requisites

Cannot be taken if already completed or enrolled in MATH1001 - Foundation Mathematics

Unit aim

Introduces students to and develops skills in the quantitative tools, concepts and skills required in a business degree. To reinforce student learning the use of these quantitative tools and skills to solve problems from economics and business is emphasised. A spreadsheet package will be used to solve and communicate quantitative problems and concepts.

Unit content

Module 1: Foundation Quantitative Skills for Business
 
Module 2: Economic Applications of Graphs and Equations
 
Module 3: Understanding Monetary Change: Indices and Compound Interest
 
Module 4: Optimising Performance in the Business World - Differentiation
 
Module 5: Interpreting Business and Economic Data - Descriptive Statistics

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 understand and use basic quantitative skills required in economics and a business environment
2 apply quantitative techniques to solve problems from economics and business
3 apply academic literacy skills to reflect and communicate quantitative skills, ideas and results that demonstrate individual strengths and learning styles
4 use an appropriate spreadsheet or statistical software in quantitative calculations

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. understand and use basic quantitative skills required in economics and a business environment
  2. apply quantitative techniques to solve problems from economics and business
  3. apply academic literacy skills to reflect and communicate quantitative skills, ideas and results that demonstrate individual strengths and learning styles
  4. use an appropriate spreadsheet or statistical software in quantitative calculations

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