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CO5125 - Economics for Managers

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

This subject introduces managers to relevant concepts in Macroeconomis and Microeconomics and develops understanding of the various economic interrelationships, both domestic and international, which will help them to reach informed business decisions. The subject introduces the economic principle of demand and supply which builds a foundation to understanding topics such as market forces, externalities, the environment, competition, trade, pricing practices, government policy, economic growth, and globalisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of concepts and analyses in microeconomics and macroeconomics;
  • Apply these concepts to contemporary microeconomic and macroeconomic problems in business and government;
  • Understand current economic issues and their probable impact on business and government.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5229 EC5103 LB5003

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Zhang-Yue Zhou
Lecturer: Professor Abhishek Bhati.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); other exams (35%); assignments (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Professor Zhang-Yue Zhou
Lecturer: Professor Abhishek Bhati.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); other exams (35%); assignments (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Professor Zhang-Yue Zhou
Lecturer: Professor Abhishek Bhati.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); other exams (35%); assignments (30%).

JCU Singapore, Block, Study Period 55
Census Date 12-Jun-2014
Face to face teaching 07-Jun-2014 to 21-Jun-2014 (7/6, 10/6, 12/6, 15/6, 17/6, 19/6, 21/6, Exam 29/6)
Coordinator: Professor Zhang-Yue Zhou
Lecturer: Ms Patricia Chan.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); other exams (35%); assignments (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Professor Zhang-Yue Zhou
Lecturer: Mr Gregory Trotman.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
Assessment: end of semester exam (35%); other exams (35%); assignments (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.