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|[pic] |Course Syllabus | | |School of Business | | |ECO/561 Version 6 | | |Economics |

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CLASS:
Welcome to economics – ECO/561, 27 MARCH – 7 MAY 2012. Please see my INSTRUCTOR POLICIES document in the Course Materials forum. For any questions please email me at wtm66@email.phoenix.edu. Best wishes. CLASS MBAY12LW28 Warren Matthews

Course Description

This course applies economic concepts to make management decisions. Students employ the concepts of scarce resources and opportunity costs to perform economic analysis. Other topics include supply and demand, profit maximization, market structure, macroeconomic measurement, money, trade, and foreign exchange.

Policies

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

CALENDAR: The Online Weekly Schedule (Tuesday through Monday) Week:Days:Assignments: *Dates:
1Day 1 – 7#1 due 2 Apr 27 Mar – 2 Apr 2012
2Day 8 – 14#2 #3 #4 due 9 Apr3 - 9 Apr
3Day 15 – 21##5 #6 due 9 Apr10 - 16 Apr
4Day 22 – 28#7 #8 #9 due 23 Apr 17 - 23 Apr
5Day 29 – 35#10 #11 #12 due 30 Apr24 - 30 Apr
6Day 36 – 42#13 #14 #15 #16 due 7 May 1 – 7 May 2012 * Assignments are due at midnight Phoenix time on the day indicated (Monday night).

Weekly Point ValuesPoints Possible

Week 1 Increasing RevenueMcConnell Chapters 1-2-3-6
Assignment #1 Week 1 Quiz, Individual online4

Week 2 Cost ConceptsMcConnell Chapters 8-9-12-13
Assignment #2Market Equilibrium Process Paper, Individual 8 Assignment #3Learning Team Reflection Paper, Team4
Assignment #4Week 2 Quiz, Individual online4

Week 3 Market StructureMcConnell Chapters 10-11-11Web
Assignment #5Team Reflection Paper, Team4
Assignment #6Week 3 Quiz, Individual online 4

Week 4 Macroeconomic Conditions McConnell Chapters 24-26-28-29-30 Assignment #7Business Proposal, Individual 8
Assignment #8Learning Team Reflection Paper, Team4
Assignment #9Week 4 Quiz, Individual online4

Week 5 Credit Markets, Globalization McC Chap 27-31-32-33, PLUS Pugil, Ball Assignment #10Peer Review, Individual5
Assignment #11Learning Team Reflection Paper, Team4
Assignment #12Week 5 Quiz, Individual online4

Week 6 Improving Business Decisions McConnell Chapter 25 Assignment #13Final Proposal Paper, Individual 13 Assignment #14Learning Team Reflection Paper, Team4
Assignment #15Week 6 Quiz, Individual online4
Assignment #16Final Exam, Individual online8

All Weeks Participation, 4 points in week 1 then 2 points per week 14

Individual80
Team20
Total 100
Course Materials

Ball, L. M. (2009). Money, banking, and financial markets. New York,...
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