Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:April, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
This subject is delivered online via the University’s Learning Management System (LMS). The 2012 commencement date is the 16th April, 2012 and finishes on the 8 th June, 2012. The subject will be open on the LMS approximately two weeks prior to the subject commencement date.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is taught using multimedia teaching techniques and is based around business case studies |
Total Time Commitment: This subject is run over an eight-week period as opposed to a standard 12 week semester subject. It is recommended that students devote 14 hours per week to this subject over eight weeks.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Students must be able to perform word processing, use Excel spreadsheets, and have a reasonable understanding of the Internet and the University's Learning Management System.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's program. Students who feel they have a disability that will impact on meeting the requirements in this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Nanette Esparon
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Subject Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
An understanding of the applications of managerial economic theory to solving real world problems is integral to sound business decision-making. Through this subject students will gain an understanding of and ability to apply, key management economic concepts and principles. They will also experience the application of management economics to Australian agribusiness problems through case studies. Students will become familiar with concepts of market equilibrium, demand, supply, theory of the firm, market structure, trade and the impact of government regulation.
The objective of this subject is to extend the participants understanding of:
One three-hour open-book examination (30%). Online discussion forum (must pass this section of the subject) 20%, Individual/Group assignments, 3000 words (50%).
*Online discussion is an integral component of this subject - a minimum grade of 50% is required in this component.
|Prescribed Texts:||Gans, J., King, S., Mankiw, N.G. (2009) Principles of Microeconomics. 4th Edition, Cengage Learning, S. Melbourne, Vic. Australia|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||It is expected students will develop: |
Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness |
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework)
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Master of Food Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
Postgraduate Certificate in Food Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Science and Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science
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