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MAE103 - Managerial Economics

Unit details

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Offering information:

Not offered in 2013

Enrolment modes:


Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Roy




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Contact hours:

1x2 hour lecture, 1x1 hour tutorial per week


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


Managerial economics examines how changes in the macroeconomic environment influence management decisions. The unit focuses on economic concepts, tools of analysis and their relevance in management decision making. Starting with an overview of changes in macro- economic indicators such as national income, population, interest rates, exchange rates and business cycles. The unit proceeds to examine how managers respond to these through changes in price, investment plans, production, sales, inventory and overall resource utilisation. A particular focus of the unit is to collect, analyse and interpret economic data to assist business decision making.


Online tests 25%, Written assignment (Individual economic report 1500 words) 30%, Examination 45%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

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