Course code BUS133

BUS133 Excel for Business

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Course responsible: Kolbjørn Christoffersen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2007V
Course contents:

Formulas and functions in Excel, cell references, formatting, charts, data table, lists, sorting, and filtering, conditional formatting, data validation, pivot table, database connections, goal seek and solver, macros.

A detailed plan for the course will be presented in the first lecture.

Learning outcome:
The course shall give the students basic knowledge about and skills in Excel, an important computer program in business. An important goal of the course is that students will benefit from using Excel in conjunction with their studies and in their future job.
Learning activities:
Lectures: Demonstration of Excel. Exercises in the computer lab.
Syllabus:
Excel textbook/handbook (will be presented at course start).
Prerequisites:
BUS100 Cost Accounting, Fundamentals (can be taken concurrently). ECN110 Introduction to Microeconomics (can be taken concurrently)
Recommended prerequisites:
Assessment:

Home exam using Excel: 40 % of total grade. Final written exam: 60 % of total grade.

The home exam is only arranged at regular time in the teaching period. Results from ordinary home exam will be weighted together with the results from the new/postponed final written exam for those who register to the new/postponed written exam in the next semester.

Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
Lectures: 2 hours per week. Excercises: 2 hours per week. Total: Approximately 52 hours.
Examiner:
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått