A typical maths module common to many business courses is "Introduction to
Introduction to Business Mathematics.
In this module four of the six learning outcomes relate directly to mathematics topics:
1) Use a calculator to perform common commercial percentage calculations.
2) Perform simple and compound interest calculations
3) Perform basic depreciation calculations
4) Apply the principles of linear equations to do break-even analysis.
The Victoria University of Technology TAFE provides a Business Mathematics module in
Marketing and Public Relation Department, including International Trade.
The module " Introduction to Business Mathematics" is part of
Certificate IV in Business (Sales, Marketing). This certificate is Stage 1 of the
Advanced Diploma of Business (Marketing)). The diploma aim to provide career
opportunities in Marketing Officers, Marketing Researchers, Product/Sales Managers, and
Assistant Marketing Managers. After successful completion of Stage 1, Certificate
IV in Business (Sales and Marketing), participants should be able to undertake positions
as assistant Marketing Officer, Market research field workers and Assistant Product/Sales
Manager. The module is also part of the Advanced Diploma of Business (International
Trade) of which Stage 1 us Certificate IV in Business (International Trade). The
objective of this course is to provide participants with the opportunity to gain knowledge
skills relation to international marketing which includes: market research, strategic
planning communications, use of computer facilities and the Australian and international
Financial Services Department.
The module "Business Mathematics" is part of Diploma of Business (Accounting)
which is Stage 1 of the Advanced Diploma of Business (Accounting)). The Advanced
Diploma of Business (Accounting) aims to provide participants with the skills required to
carry out the duties and tasks of a para-professional accountant. The Diploma of
Business (Accounting) aims to provide participants with the skills required for employment
as payroll clerks, cost clerks, audit clerks, assistant accountants and related