Principales conceptos sobre métodos cuantitativos DO2-129-M
This is a series of videos that help students to understand the main concepts covered in the Quantitative Methods course. These videos are enhanced through the use of presentations and diagrams on an interactive whiteboard in order to simplify the understanding of the topics. The topics covered are the following:
- Introduction to Probability
- Conditional Probability and Bayes’ Theorem
- Random Variables
- The Normal Distribution
- Sampling & Confidence Intervals
- Hypothesis TestingAcademic Area:Operations & Supply Chain Management
Los fundamentos de la contabilidad financiera CF2-117-M
The objective of this series of short videos is to provide an introduction to financial accounting. It is aimed specifically at those students who have little or no previous knowledge of the subject. These videos can be used as a helpful complement in financial accounting courses or also as revision materials for students to make sure they clearly understand the accounting fundamentals.Academic Area:Financial Accounting
Anthony Research CG1-104-M
An interactive exercise which encourages students to explore alternative designs for a job cost system. After studying the current cost system of a company students will simulate alternative approaches and monitor the effects on costs and profits. The material is based around four exercises:
- cost behavior and the classification of costs
- job cost systems
- tracing of additional costs
- alternative allocation bases
Through a series of questions (with feedback) students are encouraged to explore tracing different costs and allocation bases to make comparisons.Academic Area:Cost Accounting & Management Control
Business Intelligence SI1-131-M
The main objective of this material is for students to understand both the structure of the business intelligence system and what it is used for through interactive graphs and animations. It covers the topics of Data warehouses and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) within Business Intelligence systems.
Given the multidimensional component of OLAP systems it is a difficult concept for students to understand and these interactive graphs and animations help them to fully understand these concepts in an entertaining way. Finally students will be able to see the effect of these systems on real businesses.Academic Area:Digital Technologies & Data Science
The Positioning tutorial shows the basic concept of positioning segmentation and differentiation in a didactical and entertaining way.
With the help of an introductory animation different ways of segmenting are shown and positioning is underlined as one of the strategic pieces of a marketing plan. Different multimedia examples and some short exercises complete the material.Academic Area:Marketing & Communications
Easy Energy DF1-183-M
Easy Energy is an interactive case focused on project finance. Students must consider the opportunity to invest in a solar panel installation from the points-of-view of the different stakeholders: the company the managers of the capital risk fund initiating the project the shareholders and possibly a co-investor. Finally they must make decisions regarding the launch of the project the debt structure and the inclusion of a co-investor.
Summaries of the data for the different options allow the student to easily see the effect of changing various parameters of the analysis. The case includes a comprehensive Excel spreadsheet that can be downloaded so that the calculations can be analyzed in depth and changes in the different parameters tested. The multimedia case also contains two screencast videos with commentary which explain the most important aspects of the spreadsheet.Academic Area:Finance
The multimedia case explores Lean Practices in the service industry specifically in an eye care organization. Through interactive graphs videos and the help of a process simulation the comprehension of certain concepts such as process capacity or system variability is made much easier. It is a good tool to help understand how a lean system works in a service industry such as a health organization.Academic Area:Operations & Supply Chain Management
Invertir con talento DF2-123-M
This interactive tutorial demonstrates the concept of time value of money and how it is applied in the evaluation of investment opportunities. Two basic tools that rely on this concept the Net Present Value (NPV) and the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) are described and compared to each other and to some more intuitive alternative methods.
These numerical techniques are explained in an easily-understood visual manner through a series of interactive graphs and animations. Questions and numerical exercises throughout allow students to apply these concepts and reinforce the learning objectives.
This interactive tool has been designed to complement the paper based tutorial also included which provides a more in depth discussion of the concepts and their application.Academic Area:Finance
Schindler, montaje de ascensores DO1-142-M
This multimedia case not only covers the analysis of the supply chain in the elevator industry but it also asks for a new approach to the redesign of the supply chain. Students have to propose a new design of the supply chain and will then be able to see the impact on the P&L of this new approach in terms of costs.
All of these topics are covered through interactive graphs and videos with the executives involved in Schindler’s supply chain.Academic Area:Operations & Supply Chain Management