INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 125 English

 Instructor Assistant Coordinator Zafer KONAKLI, Assist. Prof. Dr. Muhammed Kürşad ÖZLEN, Assist. Prof. Dr. [email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of this course is to provide a mathematical foundation for students in economics, management & international relations. It begins with pre-calculus topics such as equations, functions and matrix algebra with applications of mathematics of finance. These applications cover economics, business and management. Thus, students through out this course will see continually how the mathematics they are learning can be used.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
1. Introduction – Sets and numbers number systems
2. Equations and Inequalities
3. Applications of Inequalities
4. Functions and Graphs
5. Functions and Graphs
6. Lines and Parabolas
7. Systems of linear and non-linear equations
8. Systems of linear and non-linear equations: Applications
9. Exponential Functions
10. Logarithmic Functions
11. Properties of logarithmic and exponential functions
12. Matrices and Determinant
13. Gauss Elimination Method
14. Review

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
• Lectures
• Practical Sessions
• Self Evaluation
• Recitation
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Quiz115
Homework1015
Midterm Exam(s)230
Final Exam140
+Attandance, participation
Total: 100
Learning outcomes
• Students should gain confidence in using mathematics for economics and business by reviewing some of the basics before moving on to look at some more involved problems. Mathematics should enhance student
TEXTBOOK(S)
• Applied Mathematics for Business, economics and the social sciences, Frank S. Budnick, fourth edition, Mc. Grow Hill International Edition.

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)41664
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)11414
Midterm Examination (1 week)21224
Final Examination(1 week)11616
Preparation for Midterm Examination177
Preparation for Final Examination50