About cookies

The NCETM site uses cookies. Read more about our privacy policy

Please agree to accept our cookies. If you continue to use the site, we'll assume you're happy to accept them.

 

Personal Learning Login






Sign Up | Forgotten password?
 
Register with the NCETM

Maths in Work: Predict Budget Requirements


This page has been archived. The content was correct at the time of original publication, but is no longer updated.
Created on 19 May 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 02 February 2011 by ncetm_administrator

 
Title Predict Budget Requirements
Organisation Leeds University - Paul Davy
 
Overview
The University of Leeds has 32,000 students and 7,000 staff. Paul Davy works in the International Travel Department as a Finance Officer. The university requires each department to predict their budget requirements over the coming 5 years. Paul finds that typically staff costs rise at about 3.5% annually, and non-staff costs rise at about 2.5%. These figures have to be adjusted when looking outside the UK to countries such as India and Japan, as their inflation rates can be substantially different to ours. During this exercise, he will use an ICT spreadsheet, presenting and interpreting data, percentages and decimals.
 
Download the latest version of Adobe Flash to view this resource.
 
Download the source file of the video here (in avi format).
Download the source file of the video here (in flv format).
 

Keywords

Decimals, ICT Spreadsheet, Percentages, Presenting and Interpreting Data
 
Curriculum Category
Maths in Work Number, click here to search for videos in this category
Maths in Work Statistics, click here to search for videos in this category

Click here to search these videos using alternative categories.
 
Related Clips
View other clips by Paul Davy
 
Financing International Travel
 
Rounding Budgets
 
 
more maths grads This video has been developed by NCETM and the More Maths Grads Project. 

Please see www.mathscareers.org.uk for more information about maths related careers.
 
 
 
PD Module - Click here to read the module & download the activities
 
Contact us - share your ideas and comments
 


Comment on this item  
 
Add to your NCETM favourites
Remove from your NCETM favourites
Add a note on this item
Recommend to a friend
Comment on this item
Send to printer
Request a reminder of this item
Cancel a reminder of this item

Comments

 


There are no comments for this item yet...
Only registered users may comment. Log in to comment