American International University Bangladesh (AIUB)School Of BusinessMBA PROGRAMCourse Outline
Mathematics for Business Spring Semester: 2009Course Code: 00973, 00974, 01455 Class Time: ST: 06: 30 – 08:00 (A)Section: A, B & D (Room No. # 142(A), 142 (B) and 132(D)) MW:08:00-09:30 (B) : 06:30 – 08: 00 (D)Faculty:
Dr. Md. Showkat Ali
E-mail:email@example.com Tel.: 01552-433663(M), 01712-283278(M),7162376(R)Office: Teachers’ Room, Ground Floor,Campus # 1Office Hours: ST (08: 00 - 09:00 PM)
This course is designed to make students familiar with variousmathematical tools - used by stakeholders (managers, investors and creditors) tomake business decision. The course covers topics like linear equations, break-evenanalysis, logarithms, linear programming (optimization) and mathematics for finance.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be ableto use mathematical tools to make business decision in real world.
Conduct of the courses:
Classroom lectures, tutorials including home assignments,quizzes and exams.
Recommended Course Text:
Mathematics with Applications in Management and Economics, by Gorgon D.Prichett and John C. Saber, 7
Edition, IRWIN.2. Applied Mathematics for Business, Economics, Life Sciences and SocialSciences, by Barnet, R.A., Zeigler,M.R. and Byllen, K.E., 7
Edition, Prentice Hall, NJ, USA.3. Business Mathematics, by Kappor V.K., & Sancheti D.C, Sultan Chand &Sons, India.
Performance Evaluation and Grading:
The final grade for this course will bebased on the points achieved on the following areas:
Mid Term SessionFinal Session
Quizzes(Announced/Unannounced)20%Quizzes (Announced/Unannounced)20%Assignments10%Assignments10%Class Participation5%Class Participation5%Class Attendance5%Class Attendance5%Mid Term Exam40%Final Exam60% Total80%Total100%