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

Economics Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$812.09 - $820.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

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

CRN 82867

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 14 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$820.66

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.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 85306

Tue Jan 07 - Thu Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 16 Online
Feb 20 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online SW01 Rm. 2030
Apr 16 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online SW01 Rm. 1021

Instructor

Richard Miles

Course Outline

Cost

$812.09

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 course's main delivery is online, but the midterm and final exam will be held at the Burnaby campus February 20 from 1800-2000 and April 16 from 1800-2000.

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

In Progress

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

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 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 $95.00
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
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 $95.00
Required

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