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MBT703 - The Economic Environment (Tour)


2019 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Study Tour

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Trimester 3 Unit Chair:

Munirul Nabin

Cohort rule:

For students enrolled in D713, M701, M501, M601, M703, M738



Incompatible with: MBA703, MBA712, MBT712, MPE781, MPT781
Scheduled learning activities - campus:

There will be 20 hours of classes and 10 hours of seminars. In addition, the experiential learning component will include visits to international businesses, related to themes of the course. These visits will involve approximately 18 hours.


For further information please select Study Programs

Special enrolment procedure applies.

Please add yourself to our expression of interest list and we will contact you when applications open. Further information on international study opportunities can be found here.


This unit introduces the principal concepts and frameworks to understand the operation of economies and markets in order to place firm strategy in to a broader economic context. Tools and concepts to make firm-level decisions regarding pricing, production, and product development will be covered. The way people in economies interact with and influence how the economy works will also be addressed.


Assessment 1 :Individual online multiple-choice quiz 15%

Assessment 2: Individual Case study (2,000 words) 40%

Assessment 3: Individual Take-home exam 45%

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