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Business Mathematics

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TDP0502
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: T-ITE 2007V
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2007-2008)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Siegfrids, Kerstin
Language of Instruction: Swedish

Courses During the Academic Year 2007-2008

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
4T-IT-12007-08-27 – 2007-12-21Kerstin SiegfridsSwedish2007-08-17 – 2007-09-07

Learning Outcomes

The student obtains the required mathematical skills needed for dealing with various commercial and administrative tasks.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 40 h
- of which autonomous studies: 41 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses



Percentage calculation, VAT, Index numbers, Inflation and purchasing power, Currencies. Simple interest and discounting. Compound interest.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material produced by the lecturer.
Pulkkinen, Holopainen, Keinänen, 2001, Business Mathematics, 2nd ed, CS Care&Share.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, project work.

Assessment Criteria

5 = The student is able to utilise theories, concepts and methods consistently in various situations.
3 = The student is able to utilize essential concepts in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based.
1 = The student is able to recognise and understand the essential theories, principles and methods.

Assessment Methods

Examinations, exercises, project work. Retakes cover the whole course.