Module Overview

Maths for Managers

The purpose of this module is to provide management students with the knowledge, information and awareness of mathematical and statistical tools which are useful in their field of study.

Module Code

MATH H1048

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change


Basic Arithmetic Rules. Order of Operations. Fractions. Powers. Logarithms.

Financial Mathematics

Simple and Compound Interest. Present Value. Nominal and effective rates of interest. Annuities. Net Present Value.

Working with Data

Classification, tabulation and graphical representation of data. Continuous and discrete data. Sample and Population. Statistic and Parameter. Measures of location (mean, median, mode). Measures of dispersion (range, standard deviation).

Correlation and Regression

Scatter diagrams. Positive and negative correlation of two sets of data. Coefficient of correlation. Linear Regression. Interpolation and extrapolation.

Index Numbers

Construction and use of Index numbers. Laspeyres and Paasche indices. Change od base. Deflation of data.

Probability and Probability Distributions

Calculating probabilities of compound events. Discrete Random Variables. Binomial and Poisson probability distributions.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)30
Formal Examination70