Management Mathematics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Management Mathematics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course presents a comprehensive introduction to mathematical concepts and methods for business studies. The course material will cover such areas as mathematical functions and equations, matrix algebra, linear programming and introduction to calculus. A particular emphasis will be made on the understanding of concepts and business applications.

    Course Objectives
    The course aims to adequately equip the students with mathematical skills and techniques required for business analysis and applications related to business, finance and economics. It should give a thorough foundation for future courses in quantitative methods for management/business studies.

    Main Textbook:
    Ernest F. Haeussler, Richard S. Paul, and Richard J. Wood, Introductory mathematical analysis for business, economics, and the life and social sciences, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2010 (13ed).

    Other recommended texts:
    Ronald J. Harshbarger and James J. Reynolds, Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences, Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2013 (10ed);
    Frank Werner and Yuri Sotskov, Mathematics of Economics and Business, Routledge, 2006.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations