Quantitative Reasoning For Business –


(3 credits)

This course applies quantitative reasoning skills to business problems. Students learn to analyze data using a variety of analytical tools and techniques. Other topics include formulas, visual representation of quantities, time value of money, and measures of uncertainty.
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.

Working with Numbers and Formulas

  • Write mathematical expressions and equations for word problems.
  • Apply the rules for order of operations, including exponents, in solving problems.
  • Identify dependent and independent variables and their relationships.

Business Applications

  • Solve simultaneous equations algebraically.

  • Use time series data to forecast.
  • Convert data to indices.

Visual Representation of Quantities

  • Construct histograms and bivariate plots.
  • Determine the value of a slope by using the slope-intercept formula.
  • Conduct a linear regression analysis.

Time Value of Money

  • Calculate the time value of money. 

Decision Making with Uncertainty

  • Construct a frequency distribution.
  • Compare measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion.
  • Construct a normal distribution.

Quantitative Reasoning for Business

  • Apply quantitative reasoning to business problems.

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