Diploma in Business Mathematics

ABMS The Open University Of Switzerland

Program Description

Diploma in Business Mathematics

ABMS The Open University Of Switzerland

It is essential to have a basic knowledge of a wide range of mathematical techniques in order to use business data effectively.

This course introduces and builds on a range of mathematical concepts and techniques. Students will be able to develop their analytical skills in order to make informed business decisions based on a wide range of data sources. The course also develops a student’s ability to present data in a meaningful and systematic way.

Learning Outcomes

Use a range of mathematical and statistical techniques and concepts

  • Solve simple equations using the BODMAS rule
  • Express numbers to a given number of significant figures
  • Convert numbers into standard form
  • Solve equations involving fractions
  • Calculate percentages, ratios and proportions
  • Solve equations containing brackets
  • Solve equations containing numbers with powers
  • Calculate simple and compound interest
  • Solve linear equations
  • Draw and calculate the equation of straight lines
  • Solve simultaneous equations
  • Solve quadratic equations
  • Draw and recognise non-linear graphs
  • Change the subject of an equation or formula
  • Manipulate surds

Describe and summarise data

  • Distinguish between different types of data
  • Present data using a variety of charts and graphs
  • Calculate and interpret the mean, mode, median, standard deviation and quartiles of a data set

Apply the laws of probability to a range of scenarios

  • Calculate probability using a number of methods
  • Distinguish between mutually exclusive and independent events

Use data for the purposes of forecasting

Understand and interpret time series graphs Calculate moving averages

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Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English.

Modules:

  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Principles of Marketing
  • eBusiness
  • Communications for Business
  • Essentials of Management
  • Understanding Business Organisations

We have 4 intakes per year: January, April, July, and October

Admission Requirements:

This study program is the 1st academic year of the Bachelor study program

Duration: 1 year

Diploma: Diploma in Business Mathematics

Age: Minimum age 17 years

Previous study: High school Diploma or equivalent

English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school)

Study Method: Online

Fee: 6950 Euro for the first year (Diploma)

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System: this program is equivalent to 60 ECTS

European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 4

Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (onetime payment and non-refundable).

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 1, 2016
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