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LLLC1364 Mathematics and Statistics for Managers

20 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: David Gilding
Email: d.gilding@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is mutually exclusive with

LUBS1195Introductory Modelling for Management (1)
LUBS1675Introductory Statistics for Management (I)
MATH0111Elementary Diff Calculus 1
MATH0131Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 2)
MATH0212Elementary Integral Calculus (Version 1)
MATH0360Introduction to Applied Mathematics 1
MATH0365Foundation Probability and Statistics
MATH0370Introduction to Applied Mathematics 2
MATH0380Foundation Applied Mathematics for Business
MATH1050Calculus and Mathematical Analysis
MATH1150Mathematics for Geophysical Sciences 2
MATH1351Applications of Mathematics
MATH1400Modelling with Differential Equations
MATH1410Modelling Force and Motion
MATH1460Mathematics for Geophysical Sciences 1
MATH1715Introduction to Probability
MATH1725Introduction to Statistics
MATH1815Modelling in Statistics and Probability
MATH1825Statistics Through Application
MATH1840Introduction to Statistical Modelling
MATH1910Modelling and Investigations
MATH1915Basic Use of Computers for Mathematics
MATH1916Basic Use of Computers for Mathematics
MATH1917Basic Use of Computers for Mathematicians
MATH1960Calculus

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

To enable students to develop:
- An understanding of mathematical modelling and inferential statistics as management decision making tools

Learning outcomes
Knowledge of :
- Algebraic notation and manipulation
- Linear regression
- Correlation
- Probability theory
- Sampling theory
- Inferential statistics

Skills outcomes
Ability to :
- Apply mathematical and statistical techniques to business related problems.


Syllabus

Consideration of theory and practice in relation to :
- Algebraic notation and manipulation
- Linear regression
- Correlation
- Probability theory
- Sampling theory
- Inferential statistics

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop112.0022.00
Seminar51.005.00
Private study hours173.00
Total Contact hours27.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Reading 80 hours
Critical reflection on practice 33 hours
Seminar preparation 20 hours
Assignment preparation 20 hours
Assignment Writing 20 hours
TOTAL 173

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course Assessment2 hour in-course exam50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)50.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)2 hr 50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)50.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:23:11

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