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ECON 8500 - Managerial Economics

Economics Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

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)

Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program plus OPMT 7701.

Credits

5.0

Cost

$780.64 - $786.35 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 85334

Tue Jan 02 - Sat Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 02 - Apr 14 Online
Jan 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online SW01 Rm. 3170
Feb 20 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online SW01 Rm. 3170
Apr 10 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online SW01 Rm. 3170

Instructor

Charlene Richter

Course Outline

Cost

$780.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval needed. 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 is online, but the midterms and final exam will be held on the Burnaby campus. Please note that OPMT 7701 is a prerequisite.

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

In Progress

CRN 83091

Wed Jan 03 - Wed Apr 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Apr 11 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3570

Instructor

Iryna Dudnyk

Course Outline

Cost

$786.35

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students requiring course approval should call the BBA Program Administrator at 604-432-8609. Please note that OPMT 7701 is a prerequisite.

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

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 64245

Tue Apr 24 - Tue Jun 12 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 24 - Jun 12 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 207

Instructor

Iryna Dudnyk

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$786.35

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. For registration approval, please call the BBA Program Administrator at 604-432-8609. Please note that OPMT 7701 is a prerequisite.

CRN 65425

Tue Apr 24 - Tue Jun 26 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 24 - Jun 26 Online

Instructor

Charlene Richter

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. Department approval needed. 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 is online, but the midterms and final exam will be held on the Burnaby campus. Please note that OPMT 7701 is a prerequisite.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain the interrelationships between various economic concepts, such as profit maximization, elasticity, consumer preferences.
  • Explain how the demand and supply sides of the market interact to determine price and quantity exchanged.
  • 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.
  • Analyse 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 Fall 2015

Related Programs

ECON 8500 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 2018

Books for Winter 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.

Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (4th Edition)
Author Jeffrey M. Perloff
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13448-336-8
Price $214.95
Choose One

Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus, Student Value Edition Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (4th Edition)
Author Jeffrey M. Perloff
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13447-275-1
Price $129.95
Choose One

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.

Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (4th Edition)
Author Jeffrey M. Perloff
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13448-336-8
Price $214.95
Choose One

Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus, Student Value Edition Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (4th Edition)
Author Jeffrey M. Perloff
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13447-275-1
Price $129.95
Choose One

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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