University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ECON 7239 - Economics for Management

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 4139
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week in standard Trimester. More when offered in intensive mode.
Restriction: Available for Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (12) students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Incompatible: ECON 7200
Assessment: Typically, assignments, tests & final exam

This course provides an introduction to economic thinking and its relevance and application to managing organisations. The first part of the course deals with microeconomic issues such consumer choice and the structure of markets, including perfect competition, monopoly and oligopoly, and the competitive regulatory environment. The second part deals with macroeconomics such as the determinants of the aggregate level of output and employment, and elements in the determination of macroeconomic policy including interest rates, inflation and foreign trade and capital flows. The focus of the course is on fundamental tenets of economics in relation to current issues and their implications for managers and competitive organisations.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4139 Mon 20/09/2021 Wed 22/09/2021 Fri 29/10/2021 Wed 24/11/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36104 SE01 30 22 10 Sep - 11 Sep Friday, Saturday 9am - 4pm Nexus10, 706, MBA Suite
15 Oct - 16 Oct Friday, Saturday 9am - 4pm Nexus10, 706, MBA Suite
12 Nov - 13 Nov Friday, Saturday 9am - 4pm Nexus10, 706, MBA Suite
27 Nov - 27 Nov Saturday 9am - 12pm Nexus10, 706, MBA Suite