5170 Economics for Managers

5170 Economics for Managers

Management Analytics Certificate
(3 semester hours credit)

This course examines key economic concepts critical to managerial decision-making within today’s business environment, including microeconomic and macroeconomic principles. Microeconomic topics addressed include supply and demand, consumer and competitor behaviors, cost analysis, and pricing and output decisions within various market structures. Issues related to public policy and regulation as they apply to market dynamics and business decision-making is also included. In the macroeconomics section, the course considers the national and worldwide economic environment within which businesses operate. Specifically, it provides an understanding of gross domestic product, unemployment, investment, interest rates, the supply of money, inflation, exchange rates, international trade, business cycles, and fiscal and monetary policy. All topics are discussed with an emphasis on real-world applications.

Required Prerequisites: KEYS Digital Literacy and KEYS Finance Fundamentals