MAE314 - Economic Strategy for Business
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Prerequisite:||MAE101 and MAE102|
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
This unit focuses on economic strategy, with a particular emphasis on business. We begin by analysing the art and science of strategy. Simple game theory will be introduced, clearly distinguishing between conflict and co-operation. The unit will then examine the following key questions: How can an agent negotiate successfully? What is the role of information and how can it be exploited in order to gain bargaining power? How can a contract be written in order to create appropriate incentives? How can a manager be strategic?
Written Assignment 2500 words 25%
Test (mid-term) 25%
Examination 2 hours 50%
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.