Quantitative Methods for Accountants

  • 15-weeks
  • 3 credits
  • Prerequisite:

The purpose of this course is to introduce a variety of quantitative methods that are used to solve real business problems. The methods include cross-tabulation, regression analysis, statistical sampling and inference, forecasting, linear programming, and computer simulation. The emphasis is on applications of these methods to problems that accountants face, not mathematical theory. Extensive use will be made of the Excel spreadsheet package.