Managerial Economics

Subject 360-713 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview: This subject provides the core concepts of price theory, and economic policy and management for professional managers. It provides students with the knowledge of rational micro- and macro- frameworks that are necessary for professional managers to be effective in decision making and resource allocation.
Assessment: Assessment : One-hour test (20%) Assignments of not more than 1500 words (30%) Field project investigation report of 3000 words (50%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills: Students who successfully complete this subject should:

Be able to use price theory analysis to solve economics problems, make sound decisions and allocate resources

Understand the 'theory of the firm' and competition and regulatory frameworks in markets of different types

Understand the concepts of economic value in markets

Understand key elements of government policy and government business dynamics in a national and global context

Related Course(s): Master of Enterprise (Executive)

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