BAB110 - Financial Mathematics

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Subject Title
Financial Mathematics

Subject Description
This course focuses on the practice of mathematical skills commonly used in business and the financial community.Learners will have opportunities to use real world examples such as annual reports and stock market tables to interpret and evaluate the information. The evaluation of investment opportunities such as assets valuation, business expansion and investment in financial markets are covered.

Credit Status
One degree level credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Apply mathematical operations that are required in financial calculations such as percentage calculations, ratio and proportional analysis, breakeven and cost-volume profit analysis.
  2. Formulate interest calculations for single investments and annuities using appropriate formulas.
  3. Integrate the concept of time value of money to evaluate investment opportunities using a financial calculator.
  4. Incorporate risk and return criteria with time value of money for asset evaluation and portfolio management.

Essential Employability Skills
    •  Execute mathematical operations accurately.

    •  Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

    •  Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

    •  Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

    •  Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

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