Understanding Business

Module Title :Understanding Business
Module Tutor :Shruti Maheshwari
Module Code :CORP1540
30 Credits – Level :1
Module Description
  • Aim:To enable students to gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the way quantitative methods may be utilised in business decision-making.
  • General Objectives :This module provides a framework for using data in statistical forms to define, describe and resolve a wide range of business problems. Specifically the module examines the different forms that statistical data may take and how it may be interpreted and analysed to provide management information to inform decision making within the organisation.

    The value of decision making can be applied to a wide range of organisational settings. These might include:-

    • Interpreting market performance and trends, to extrapolate and forecast growth (decline)
    • Measuring the significance of results produced from data
    • Identifying production costs
    • Make or buy decisions
    • The optimisation of scarce resources
    • Quantifying relationships and measuring the significance of these.


  • The classrooms are spacious, air conditioned and equipped with multimedia and Audio-Visual equipments to foster effective learning.
  • The classrooms are designed to have maximum interaction between faculty and students.
  • The campus also has mentoring rooms to discuss individual student’s specific problems.

Computer & Internet Facilities

  • Computer facilities at DCBS, includes a well-equipped computer lab, which houses 30 computers connected to the server with local area network.
  • The campus has a Wi-Fi (wireless) system with 24 hours network connectivity.
  • The school has its own ERP system, which facilities online attendance and evaluation.
  • In addition, the intra-net / e-Black Board are used to publish detailed lecture handouts to enable students access module related information/ lecture notes.


  • The library on campus houses a good range of reference & core textbooks.
  • It also subscribes to the good number of leading national & international business journals, periodicals, magazines & newspapers.
  • The library has its own collection of CDs, DVDs and Multimedia kits.
  • The library subscribes to EBSCO & Athens Business source premier, which provide access to more than 7000 international journals in full-text format.

Girls’ Hostel

  • The Girls’ hostel situated in the campus provides an excellent and secured lodging alternative to outstation girl students.
  • The hostel has well furnished rooms with attached facilities, a common recreation room with all the modern facilities and a small pantry.
  • The hostel enjoys 24 hours broadband Wi-Fi (wireless) Internet connectivity. Newspapers, magazines· Llaundry and mess facilities are also provided to the hostel residents.