**Course Description:** Instruction in analytical and
problem-solving skills for business

applications. Includes typical business scenarios and case studies for “ real
life ”

experience for the students. Prerequisites: High school or equivalent
instruction in basic

arithmetic – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division .

**Objectives:** Every student will be able to:

· Apply basic math skills in office applications

· Follow and analytical process in problem solving

· Demonstrate problem- solving skills

· Recognize the value of mathematical; analysis in presentations and reports

· Demonstrate the ability to display results in a graphical or meaningful way

** Rationale :** Basic math skills are required in the
business community. This course will

enable students to efficiently apply the learned skills in daily office duties.

**Required Material: **Basic Business Math: A
Life-Skills Approach, Richard P. Truchon,

ISBN 1-56052-448-0

**Type of Course:** Short Course

**Evaluation:** Students will be evaluated on their
competency in performing a variety of

hands-on exercises throughout the course. In order to grant CEU credit for a
course the

students must be able to complete assessment exercises for each part of the
course given

by the instructor. The instructor will validate each participant’s achievement
of the course

objectives by signing and awarding individual certificates of completion.

**Course Outline:**