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Mathematics for Management Online Course
Master the key math concepts and skills needed to handle quantitative business problems. Developed by Harvard Business School faculty for use in MBA and executive education courses at HBS and other leading business schools, as well as Fortune 2,000 companies this online course is designed to level the playing field, regardless of prior professional or academic background. Mathematics for Management reviews the key mathematics concepts you should be familiar with in order to solve quantitative problems. The complete course includes the following sections: Algebra, Calculus, Statistics, Probability, and Finance. The course engages students by using the storyline of several families operating small businesses in a fictional suburb of Las Vegas. Narrated animations, videos, and over 150 "do-it-yourself" exercises help you grasp difficult concepts quickly. At the end of each topic, you'll work through self-correcting exercises to check your mastery of the topic. Many exercises also include Excel 2007 functionality, in combination with interactive features, to further enhance understanding of essential mathematics concepts.
Winston, Wayne and Sarah Fairchild Sherry (2009), "Mathematics for Management Online Course", Harvard Business Review.
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