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ECON 8550 - Managerial Economics

Economics Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​This course 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.


Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree program plus ​OPMT7701 Calculus for Management



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • 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.
  • Analyze 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 Winter 2022

Related Programs

ECON 8550 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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