Course Information

Economics for Managers (MMG 515)

Term: 2019-2020 Spring


Thu, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (1/23/2020 - 5/7/2020) Location: CHARL HOOD 1320


The main objective of this course is to provide students with the basic concepts and analytical tools of economics and to apply them so as to understand the workings of a market economy and to increase their effectiveness as managers. After an introduction to the basic economic tools of supply and demand, and the treatment of profit maximization, we will cover the basic concepts of microeconomics for use in business decision making. Throughout the course, we will use economic theory and real world examples to analyze and understand the main issues of microeconomics and macroeconomics as they apply to the business world.