Mathematics and Data Analysis for E&BE

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode EBP034A05
Vaknaam Mathematics and Data Analysis for E&BE
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Mathematics and Data Analysis for E&BE
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Differentiate (implicit) functions.
2. Use the basic rules of integral calculus.
3. Compute interest rates, present values and future values.
4. Apply basic mathematical tools to simple economic problems.
5. Graphically represent quantitative information
6. Summarize quantitative information using descriptive statistics.
7. Work solution focused in a team.
Omschrijving Further topics on differentiation and its applications. Topics on integration and its economic applications. Techniques from financial calculus. Graphical representation and descriptive statistics of quantitative information.
Uren per week 6
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges, practica
(There are two written exams with open questions: a midterm exam and a final exam. The students also have to solve exercises from homework every week (in groups of 2-3 students). Every homework (one per week) will be graded pass/fail.)
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen, tussentoets(en)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator dr. O.V. Iftime
Docent(en) prof. dr. E.O. de Brock , N. Duran, MSc. ,dr. H.C. Fromell ,drs. A. Geerdink ,dr. O.V. Iftime ,dr. R.M. Jong A Pin , Y. Peng, MSc.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis, 5th edition
Sydsaeter, Knut, Peter Hammond, Arne Strom, Andr√©s Carvajal 9781292074610 €  84,00
The Practice of Statistics for Business and Economics: Using Data for Decisions, 3rd edition, New York, 2011. Moore, et al
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the BSc E&BE. Depending on e.g. capacity, other students may be allowed to participate in some or all course activities (to be decided by the Programme Director)
Opmerkingen Dr. O.V. (Orest) Iftime, email:, phone: +31 (0)50 36 33485
Secretariat EE&F: Martine Koolman, phone: +31 (0)50 36 37018, e-mail:, 5411.0734
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (basisprogramma BSc E&BE) 1 semester I b verplicht