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MAE317 - International Business Economics

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Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Torre
Prerequisite:MAE101 and MAE102
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


The theme of this unit is how to identify profitable and unprofitable business decisions in a business and how to implement the former. Students will also explore the limitations of using accounting data to make economic decisions in a business environment, since, for example, the accounting and economic measure of cost is different. Consequently students will be taught how to make necessary adjustments to accounting data to measure the corresponding economic concept. In addition there will be some discussion about the differences between cyberspace and non cyberspace businesses.


Tests (Written in class x 2 20% each) 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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