Online Class: Business Math 101
with CEU Certificate*
Course DescriptionThis course takes you through an overview of the wonderful world of business mathematics. The course is designed for a person of any age and anywhere in the world. All that is required of the learner are a computer, a connection to the internet, a calculator or spreadsheet, skills to use these tools, and a willingness to learn.
First we begin with a comprehensive review of the decimal system and basic calculations. Next are fractions, percent, and ratios. Then we move on to exponents and square roots.
In the lesson that follows, the learner sets a personal budget and reviews personal finances, including thrift buying, and calculating interest on a loan.
Then there is a discussion of conservation of energy used in the home. Later we are encouraged to budget our personal time and energy as well as money.
The trip then takes you into the business world of purchases and sales, then bookkeeping, with a thorough explanation of debits and credits, petty cash, and an overview of financial statements.
In the following lessons, we take a look at graphs, measurements and statistics.
(Is mode the same as average?) After that we find ourselves in the business office for office etiquette, netiquette, and telephone etiquette. Also the science of
Ergonomics is discussed.
We finally arrive near the end of the course when we emphasize lifelong learning, goal setting plus good health habits for a balanced life.
From the beginning, the advanced learner is encouraged to click on web references and search for more information via the internet. And everyone is encouraged to "surf" and "google" the world wide web often for more fun.
The course material includes plenty of examples and exercises for practice, interesting anecdotes about the character, history and origins of our math system from many parts of the world.
Math can be fun! However, calculations do require practice, and then more practice to be easier, more proficient and more fun. Enjoy the course!
Universal Class, Inc. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, Universal Class, Inc. has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Universal Class, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its courses that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
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- 6 Months to Complete
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Lesson 1: Introduction to Course on Business MathThis first lesson explains what you can expect from this course, how it is set up, and thoughts on how business math skills may be used.
Lesson 2: Decimal SystemLesson two looks at the decimal system. This lesson covers adding, subtracting, and multiplying using the decimal system.
Lesson 3: Fractions, Decimals, and PercentsThis lesson covers fractions, decimals, and percents. Explanations are given on performing the basic calculations of them.
Lesson 4: More Percents, Ratios, and ExponentsThis lesson explains percent, ratios, and exponents. The lesson includes explanations and sample problems.
Lesson 5: Personal FinanceThis lesson covers personal finance and goes over the areas of getting paid for working, banking, budgeting, and more.
Lesson 6: Math in Retail and SalesThis lesson explains business math as it relates to retail and sales. You will learn the basics of inventory, sales markups and markdowns, and calculating sales tax.
Lesson 7: Purchasing in Business TransactionsThis lesson focuses on business transactions, such as purchase orders and invoices.
Lesson 8: BookkeepingThis lesson covers all the basics of bookkeeping, including terminology, journals and ledgers, petty cash, and financial reports.
Lesson 9: Graphs and ChartsThis lesson explains the use of graphs and charts, the different types, and how to read them.
Lesson 10: Statistics, Measurements and ScaleThis lesson focuses on statistics, measurement, and scale. It explains such things as mode, averages, trends, and statistics.
Lesson 11: Office PracticeThis lesson looks at and explains some of the ins and outs of office practices. Some of the topics covered include ergonomics, outsourcing, payroll, and office etiquette.
Lesson 12: Balance in LifeThis lesson looks at ways to create a balanced life. Areas looked at include setting goals, healthy living, ergonomics, and being a life long learner.
Additional Course Information
- Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
- Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
- Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
Course Title: Business Math 101Course Number: 7550318Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: College LevelCEU Value: 1.2 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00
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- Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Solve problems using the decimal system.
- Solve fractions, decimals and percent problems.
- Solve problems using ratios and exponents.
- Solve problems relating to personal finance.
- Demonstrate math skills used in retail and sales.
- Demonstrate mathematical processes involved in bookkeeping.
- Describe solutions for statistics, measurements, and scale problems, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1 Assignment: Getting Started Assignment 25 Lesson 1 Exam: Introduction to Course on Business Math Exam 160 Lesson 2 Assignment: Decimal Practice Assignment 20 Lesson 2 Exam: Decimal System Exam 140 Lesson 3 Assignment: Practicing Percents Assignment 35 Lesson 3 Exam: Fractions, Decimals,Percents Exam 130 Lesson 4 Assignment : Percents and More Assignment 35 Lesson 4 Exam: More Percents, Ratios, Exponents Exam 150 Lesson 5 Assignment: Creating a Budget Assignment 40 Lesson 5 Exam: Personal Finance Exam 140 Lesson 6 Assignment: Retail Math Assignment 40 Lesson 6 Exam: Math in Retail and Sales Exam 130 Lesson 7 Assignment: Invoices Assignment 50 Lesson 7 Exam: Purchasing in Business Transactions Exam 160 Lesson 8 Assignment: Bookkeeping Explained Assignment 20 Lesson 8 Exam: Bookkeeping Exam 120 Lesson 9 Assignment: Understanding Graphs Assignment 35 Lesson 9 Exam: Graphs and Charts Exam 130 Lesson 10 Assignment: Statistics and Measurement Assignment 30 Lesson10 Exam: Statistics, Measurements and Scale Exam 150 Lesson 11 Assignment: Office Etiquette Assignment 20 Lesson 11 Exam: Office Practice Exam 160 Lesson 12 Assignment: Learning About Yourself Assignment 40 Lesson 12 Exam: Balance in Life Exam 150 The Final Exam Exam 50 Total Points: 2160
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- "All lessons are helpful....I am happy with the course and the Instructor." -- KimKhanh V.
- "I was taking this course to help me pass tests in some buisness courses that I was taking. As I was really bad at math when I was in school 30 years ago this course helped me a great deal. " -- Charles D.