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International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course examines the use of economics, decision theory and business problems. Uses case studies to accounting/finance tools by managers facing various problems. The course will consider how the internal and external operating environment impacts a manager's resource allocation decisions.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$889.39

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of ECON 8550 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91655

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Sat Apr 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 91655
  • Domestic fees $889.39
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Apr 13 N/A N/A Online
Jan 23 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2009
Feb 13 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2009
Apr 09 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2009
Instructor

Charlene Richter

Course outline

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Credits

4

Domestic fees

$889.39

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted into the Flexible Learning (formerly Part-Time) BBA Degree Program. For approval, please email your name and student ID to bba@bcit.ca. This is an online course with no weekly face-to-face with the instructor at a given time. However, assignments will have specific due dates, and exams are written at the Burnaby campus on the dates listed above.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of ECON 8550 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69403

Duration

Tue Apr 23 - Tue Jul 30 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 69403
  • Domestic fees $889.39
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Jul 30 N/A N/A Online
May 14 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 207
Jun 04 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 207
Jul 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 207
Instructor

Charlene Richter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$889.39

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted into the Flexible Learning (formerly Part-Time) BBA Degree Program. For approval, please email your name and student ID to bba@bcit.ca. This is an online course with no weekly face-to-face with the instructor at a given time. However, assignments will have specific due dates, and exams are written at the Burnaby campus on the dates listed above.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain a consumer's and firm's decision-making processes.
  • Classify various Canadian industries according to market structure.
  • Assess how market structure determines firm behaviour.
  • Use algebra and calculus to solve standard economic models.
  • Use the results from economics models to facilitate production and marketing decisions in business.
  • Assess how firms have been successful in dealing with major Canadian industrial issues.
  • Analyze current economic issues in a team setting.
  • Evaluate the impact of different microeconomic events on various Canadian industries.
  • Use economic models to illustrate the effects of political and economic events.

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Managerial Economics (ECON 8550) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time

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