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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

$796.40 - $820.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 45087

Tue Sep 03 - Thu Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 12 Online
Oct 17 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online SW01 Rm. 2030
Dec 12 Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online SW01 Rm. 2030

Instructor

Richard Miles

Course Outline

Cost

$796.40

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Course registration restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. BBA students requiring course approval, please call the Degree Programs Administrator at 604-432-8609. This is a online version of ECON 7570, the midterm and final will be held on the Burnaby campus on Thursday, October 17, and Thursday, December 12.

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

In Progress

CRN 42450

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

William Shen

Course Outline

Cost

$805.39

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students requiring course approval, please call the BBA Program Administrator at 604-432-8609.

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

In Progress

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 NE01 Rm. 404

Instructor

William Shen

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.

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

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

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.

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.

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