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Business Mathematics

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TLTP2002
Curriculum: LT 2023W
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2023-2024)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Siegfrids, Kerstin
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2023-2024

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3018LT2023-1A2024-01-08 – 2024-05-12Kerstin SiegfridsFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12
3019LT2023-1B, LT2023-1C2024-01-08 – 2024-05-12Kerstin SiegfridsFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12
3020LT2023-1D2024-01-08 – 2024-05-12Kerstin SiegfridsFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12
3021LT2023-1W2024-03-11 – 2024-05-12Kerstin SiegfridsFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12
3022TK2023-1A, TK2023-1B2023-08-21 – 2023-12-24Kerstin SiegfridsFinnish2023-08-01 – 2023-09-06
3024LT2023V-1K2024-01-08 – 2024-05-12Kerstin SiegfridsFinnish2023-12-01 – 2024-01-12

Learning Outcomes

The student knows functions and equations and has skills to use and form business functions to solve economical problems.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 33 h
- of which autonomous studies: 48 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses



Percentage calculations, VAT, margin calculations, currencies, indices, functions, equations.

Regional Impact

The examples in the course follow the special aspects of local industry.


Examples emphasize international differences in the calculations of financial problems.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Lecture notes

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises

Assessment Criteria

5: Can utilise theories, concepts and methods of business mathematics consistently in various situations. Can write to a restricted target group about theories, concepts and methods of business mathematics. Can discuss the issues and phenomena in business mathematics with a restricted target group.
3: Can utilize the essential concepts of business mathematics in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based. Can discuss the essential issues in business mathematics with a restricted target group. Can produce written and oral basic information of business mathematics.
1: Can recognise and understand the essential theories, principles and methods of business mathematics. Can document essential phenomena of business mathematics and communicate about the essential issues of the field.

Assessment Methods

Examinations 100 %. Numerical (0-5).