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ECON 7570 - Financial Markets, Banking and the Macro-Economy

Economics Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course emphasizes the economic way of thinking by developing a unifying framework to study money, banking, and financial markets. This analytic framework uses a few basic economic concepts to organize your thinking about the determination of asset prices, the structure of financial markets, bank management and the role of money in the economy.

Prerequisite(s)

​Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$812.29 - $822.69 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 45087

Tue Sep 08 - Thu Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 17 Online Online Delivery
Oct 22 Thu 18:00 - 20:30 Online Online Delivery
Dec 17 Thu 18:00 - 20:30 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Richard Miles

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$812.29

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program. Registration approval is automatically given upon full acceptance into the part-time program. This is an online course, with the midterm and final exam being held online during the times listed above.

CRN 42450

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

William Shen

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$822.69

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program. Registration approval is automatically given upon full acceptance into the part-time program. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, this course's weekly lectures/labs will be held virtually.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Differentiate the relationships among the institutions and the structures of the Canadian Banking System.
  • Explain the determination of interest rates and the variables that impact interest rates.
  • Explain the functions of the Bank of Canada and the "Bank Act".
  • Assess and interpret Canada's Monetary Policy.
  • Analyze and identify factors that cause exchange rates to change.
  • Identify the linkages between international financial prices.
  • Measure the impact of exchange rate movements on the cash flow of a firm.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

ECON 7570 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Mylab W. Etext For Economics Of Money, Banking & Fin, 7Th Ce
Author Mishkin
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13523-049-7
Price $99.95
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