# IB121 - Quantitative Analysis for Management I

• Module code: IB121
• Module name: Quantitative Analysis for Management I
• Credit: 12, 15

## Module content and teaching

###### Principal aims

The module aims are: to provide you with basic probability and statistical concepts that will prove essential in other modules and also serve as a foundation for Quantitative Analysis for Management 2; to introduce you to realistic problems using case material where appropriate and making use of Excel to analyse data sets; to enable you to engage in applying the concepts outlined in lectures and in understanding how the techniques learnt are used in practice.

###### Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: demonstrate an understanding of the need for probability and statistical methods, and be aware of the strengths and limitations of these methods; demonstrate familiarity with basic concepts and specific techniques; use scientific calculators to solve a range of statistical problems; use Excel confidently; demonstrate your numerical ability; tackle real life quantitative problems, and convey results and discuss the issues involved; apply basic quantitative tools, with an awareness of their limitations.

###### Timetabled teaching activities

2 x 1 hour lectures per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

## Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IB121-12)
B3 (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 90%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 90%
15 CATS (Module code: IB121-15)
D4 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 80%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%

## Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

###### Core
• BSc in Management (N201) - Year 1
• BSc in International Management (N203) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Management (with Foundation Year) (N20A) - Year 2
• BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 1
###### Optional Core
• Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 1
• Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 1