This unit provides managers with an introduction to a comprehensive range of key microeconomic and macroeconomic topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of basic economic concepts and models to real world business oriented problems. The unit will develop your ability to apply the economic way of thinking to solving problems within a firm and to understand the economic environment in which they operate.
|Unit name||Economics for Managers|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Mr Moses Kangogo|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Critically analyse key economic concepts and their application in a business environment.
- Appraise and apply the economic way of thinking to explain simple economic events, decisions and actions.
- Organise and communicate economic analyses and provide relevant recommendations for business and/or government policy decision making.
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- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Assessment Task 2: Semester Test (25%)|Assessment Task 3: Final Examination (60%)|Assessment Task 1: Quiz (15%)|
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You will need the following text:
Chapter 5: Efficiency and Equity. Chapter 7: Global Markets in Action. McTaggart, D., C. Findlay, and M. Parkin, 2013, Economics, Seventh Edition
The following textbooks could be helpful:
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