Quantitative Reasoning For Business –
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.
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.
- The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
- While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
- Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.