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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 or permission from the Program Head.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$780.64

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65348

Tue Apr 24 - Thu Aug 02 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 24 - Aug 02 Online
Jun 09 Sat 14:00 - 16:00 Online SE06 Rm. 205
Aug 02 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online SE06 Rm. 205

Instructor

Richard Miles

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$780.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Internet delivery format. Departmental approval needed. Course registration restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. BBA students requiring course approval, please call the BBA Degree Program Administrator at 604-432-8609. This course's main delivery is online, but the midterm will be held Saturday, June 9 from 14:00-16:00, and the final will be held Thursday, August 2 from 18:00-20:00.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term 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

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

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Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 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.

The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, Sixth Canadian Edition Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (6th Edition)
Author Frederic S. Mishkin, Apostolos Serletis
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13437-693-6
Price $182.95
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