Mathematics for management

06-304  Mathematics for management

first cycle academic study programme (Academic bachelor's degree) Management

Course Supervisor: Prof. Rok Strašek, Prof. Ajda Fošner


Course purpose

  • The course purpose is to introduce the basic mathematical methods of analysis to students and to prepare them to independently perform basic mathematical analysis.

Content (Syllabus outline)

  • Elementary and some other important functions in the economic theory, their properties and graphs (linear and quadratic functions, polynomials, rational functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions).
  • Derivative of a function and its use.
  • Matrices, operations between them,  equations.
  • Sequences (basic properties, arithmetic and geometric progression), series, geometric series.
  • Basic terms of business mathematics, simple and compound interest.
  • Examples from the business mathematics (applications, annuities, credits...).

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