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International Business Administration

Mathematics

Exam number: 1031

Semester: from 1st semester (Grundlagenausbildung)

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Obligatory

Frequency of module offer: Each winter semester

Prerequisites: IBA-Bachelor-Students and Foreign Exchange Students ONLY!

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Ingo Geishecker, PhD

Name of the professor: Prof. Ingo Geishecker, PhD

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (lecture, tutorial etc.): 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 4

Methods and duration of examination:
Successful written exam (120 min)

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
Professional competence::
- Essential mathematical skills for business and economics
General skills:
- Development of Study Technique
- Analytic Thinking

Contents of the module:
- Linear Algebra
- Differentiation
- Integration
- Single Variable Optimisation
- Multivariable Optimisation
- Matrix Algebra

Teaching and learning methods:
Lecture with tutorials, self-studies

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
Compulsory: Sydsaeter, K., P. Hammond, Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis, Prentice Hall, 2012.
Recommended: Chiang, A., K. Wainwright, Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.