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):
- Essential mathematical skills for business and economics
- Development of Study Techniques
- Analytical Thinking
Contents of the module:
- Linear Algebra
- Single Variable Optimization
- Multivariable Optimization
- 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.
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.