# 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) IB121 (exam) (overflow paper NN35) (NOT IN USE) 100%
B4 (Examination only) Class test 1 5%
Class test 2 5%
IB121 exam (Summer) 90%
B5 (Examination only) Class test 1 (Overflow NN35) STAFF USE 5%
Class test 2 (Overflow NN35) STAFF USE 5%
IB121 exam (Summer) (Overflow NN35) STAFF USE 90%
B6 (Examination only) Class Test 2 (STAFF USE ONLY) 5%
IB121 Exam (Summer) (STAFF USE ONLY) 95%
B7 (Examination only) IB121 Exam (Summer) (STAFF USE ONLY) 100%
15 CATS (Module code: IB121-15)
D4 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed work (NOT IN USE - post Sept 2019) 10%
Class test 1 (NOT IN USE - post Sept 2019) 5%
Class test 2 (NOT IN USE - post Sept 2019) 5%
IB121 exam (Summer) (NOT IN USE - post Sept 2019) 80%
D5 (Assessed/examined work) IB121 exam (Summer) (Overflow - STAFF USE) 100%
D6 (Assessed/examined work) 2hr Examination 90%
45min class test 5%
45min class test 5%

## 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 (with Foundation Year) (N4N4) - Year 2
• 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
###### Optional
• Undergraduate Chemistry with Management (F1N1) - Year 2
• Undergraduate Chemistry with Management (with Intercalated Year) (F1N2) - Year 2