The business world is founded on numbers and math. Mathematical mindfulness can help eliminate costly errors, drive profit and generally lead to greater confidence and better decisions. It’s therefore vital for business people to be comfortable with the most important and frequently-occurring features of the discipline. We can help you with that.
The course covers practical mathematics to support business productivity - from basic numeracy through to the maths that enables sound financial management, estimation, forecasting and decision making.
Using guided examples, videos and constant application to realistic scenarios, our course carefully teaches you the skills required to transform math from a hazard to be feared into a weapon to be utilized.
WHO'S IT FOR?
No previous training or experience is required beyond being employed.
Interest in improving mathematical proficiency and confidence with numbers.
- Professionals at all levels.
Master simple calculations using arithmetic, fractions, percentages and powers.
Use maths to describe and solve real-world problems.
Apply maths for common financial applications such as credits and debits, interest, tax and investment appraisals.
Use mathematical techniques to visualise and interpret data sets to draw out insight.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Professor Clare Morris has more than 30 years’ experience of teaching mathematics and statistics to business students in some of the UK’s leading business schools, including Warwick Business School and the Cardiff University Business School. Clare holds an MA degree from the University of Oxford, and MSc and PhD from the University of Bristol. She is a Chartered Statistician and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and has served as a member of the Council and chair of the Quality Improvement Committee. She has worked as a statistical consultant for major companies including Hewlett-Packard and Land Rover, as well as for a number of UK Government departments.