The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)
  • 2 (2022-10-24 to 2022-12-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student basic
skills in business mathematics and statistics.

Learning outcomes

After course completion the student is expected
to

  • master percentage calculations
  • understand how value added tax is calculated
  • understand how indexes are calculated and
    what
    they are used for
  • know how to perform interest and currency
    calculations
  • be familiar with different types of credit
    forms and ways to perform investment
    calculations
  • understand the basics of price setting
  • understand basic statistical concepts and
    methods and
  • know how to use SPSS for some elementary
    statistical data processing processing

Course contents

Percentages
Value Added Tax (VAT)
Indexes
Currencies
Simple and compound interest
Investment calculations
Loans
Tables and Graphs
Measures of central tendency and dispersion
Normal Distribution
Confidence interval
Correlation and association
Some common statistical tests
Statistics with SPSS

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic skills in mathematics

Previous course names

Business Math

Additional information

The course program, how we work on the course,
and the contents of the math course, can be
found in
the Mathematics compendium (Part 1) which can
be
downloaded from Itslearning.
Mathlab will be held four times: you are
welcome to come ask questions, work on the
exercises, and get help. The timetable is
available
in the Mathematics compendium (part 1).

The Statistics compendium (Part II) will be
available on Itslearning when the statistics
part of
the course begins.

Attendance on the lectures and practice exams
is
warmly recommended - and for many a necessity
for
passing the course - but not mandatory.

Recommended or required reading

Business Mathematics and Statistics (two
compendiums)
Part 1 Business Mathematics
Part 2 Statistics

Additional reading - only if needed - can be
discussed with the teacher.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 17 hours
  • Practical exercises - 17 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 101 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course, each part of the course
must
be separately passed, hence you need a minimum
of 25 (of 50) points in the math exam, and a
minimum of 25 (of 50) points in the statistics
exam.
Bonus points for practice exams in mathematics
(max 4 points) will be added to mathematics
exam
points.
Bonus points for the practice exam in
statistics
(max 2 points) and points for a voluntary
statistics assignment (max 10 points) will be
added
to statistics exam points.

Teacher

Aspholm Ingalill

Examiner

Fabricius Susanna

Group size

No limit (61 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-08-25

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-09-02 08:00 - 10:00 D4107-08 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-09-09 08:00 - 10:00 D4107-08 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-09-16 08:00 - 10:00 D4107-08 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-09-23 08:00 - 10:00 B518 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-09-30 08:00 - 10:00 D4107-08 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-10-07 08:00 - 10:00 D4107-08 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-10-14 08:00 - 10:00 D4107-08 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-10-21 08:00 - 10:00 D4106 Business Mathematics and Statistics Exam Aspholm Ingalill
2022-11-02 08:00 - 09:45 D4106 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-11-09 08:00 - 10:00 E385 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-11-10 14:00 - 17:00 F249 Affärsmatematik och statistik / Business Mathematics and Statistics Omtentamen 1 / Re-exam 1 Aspholm Ingalill
2022-11-16 08:00 - 10:00 E385 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-11-23 08:00 - 10:00 E385 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-11-30 08:00 - 10:00 E385 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-12-07 08:00 - 10:00 E385 Business Mathematics and Statistics Aspholm Ingalill
2022-12-09 08:00 - 11:00 F249 Affärsmatematik och statistik / Business Mathematics and Statistics Omtentamen 2 / Re-exam 2 Aspholm Ingalill
2022-12-20 08:00 - 11:00 F143 Affärsmatematik och statistik / Business Mathematics and Statistics Exam Aspholm Ingalill
2023-01-10 12:30 - 14:30 B522 Business Mathematics and Statistics / Affärsmatematik och statistik Re-exam 1 Aspholm Ingalill
2023-02-02 12:30 - 14:30 D4106 Business Mathematics and Statistics / Affärsmatematik och statistik Re-exam 2 Aspholm Ingalill

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