Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
UOPX-0051
Organization Course Number:
ECO 525
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
6 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Graduate 3 Economics
Description

Objective:

To understand the relationships between macroeconomic conditions, economic policies, and business decisions and methods of using aggregate economic indicators for business decision-making.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify major measures of macroeconomic performance, i.e., real GDP growth, inflation, employment, and balance of payments
  • Assess the benefits and costs of paper and electronic fund transfer systems
  • Assess the relationship between money and prices
  • And recognize the relationship between government and private organizations
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Project-based Instruction
Supplemental Materials