Course : Business Mathematics
Course Code : BMKT 11234
Credit Value : 4
Status : Compulsory
Level : Level 1
Semester : Semester I
Overall Learning Outcomes : At the end of the session students should be able to;
 identify mathematical terminologies from a business context, and develop & solve simple equations for business problems
 recognize nonlinear functions and their solving methods under different business context
 describe matrices and apply matrix solution methods under multiple business issues
 illustrate business cases with preprobability methods such as series/sequences/sets/permutation/combination
 identify basic rules of calculus to be used in business context
 apply calculus in solving maximization and elasticity
 solve financial mathematical issues under different business cases
Course Content :
Topic No.

Topic

Learning Outcomes

Teaching and Learning Method 
Method of Assessment

1 
Mathematical Preliminaries 
At the end of the session students should be able to;

Icebreaking activities Lectures 
Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
2 
Nonlinear Functions & Applications 
At the end of the session students should be able to;

Lectures Class room discussions 
Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
3 
Matrices and Business Applications 
At the end of the session students should be able to;

Lectures Class room discussions 
Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
4 
Preprobabilities 
At the end of the session students should be able to;
use permutation and combination to solve business issues 
Lectures Class room discussions 
Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
5 
Calculus 
At the end of the session students should be able to;

Lectures 
Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
6 
Calculus in Practice 
At the end of the session students should be able to;

Lectures Class room discussions 
Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
7 
Financial Mathematics

At the end of the session students should be able to;

Lectures Class room discussions

Group assignment and presentation on reflective learning End Semester Examination 
Recommended Reading :
 Roueche. N. W., Graves. H. V. and Tuttle. M. D. “Business Mathematics: A Collegiate Approach”, (any edition); Pearson Prentice Hall.
 Mizrahi, A. and Sullivan, M. “Mathematics, an Applied Approach”, (any edition); New York; John Willey and Sons.
 Jacques, I.“Mathematics for Economics and Business”, (any edition), British Addision Wesley.