International Economic Environment

Module organiser: Prof Naresh Pandit

Description

The module is split into two parts. The first microeconomic part focuses on the immediate business environment and examines the functioning of markets and the impact of location on business behaviour and performance. The second macroeconomic part focuses on the broader business environment and examines the functioning of national economies and the global economy as a whole. Throughout, economic theory will be strongly related to past and current economic events.

Learning objectives

  • To help managers understand and influence the economic business environment in which they operate.
  • To develop managers as critical consumers of economic  news, research, and policy.    

Learning outcomes

  • By the end of the module students should have an understanding of the principles of economics.
  • By the end of the module students should be able to apply economic tools and concepts to analyse and explain business problems.

Please note: This information is subject to review and change without notice.