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Course Details

Course Code: ECON600 Course ID: 2713 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to use economic analysis to enhance business decision-making within private businesses, not-for-profit institutions, and public agencies. Economic concepts covered include demand analysis, production and cost analysis, linear programming applications, pricing policies and regulation.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

LO-1. Demonstrate the purpose of managerial economics.
LO-2. Analyze decision-making strategies using the six-step model.
LO-3. Compute a firm’s profit-maximizing level of output using marginal analysis.
LO-4. Construct a decision-making process taking into account every step of the 6-step model.
LO-5. Appraise the effectiveness of situations of price discrimination.
LO-6. Analyze the determinants of price discrimination.
LO-7. Differentiate between short-run and long-run profit-maximization strategies.
LO-8. Examine the influence of marginal input costs on production decisions.
LO-9. Examine the difference between economies of scale and economies of scope.
LO-10. Apply optimization concepts to cost minimization and optimal decision making.
LO-11. Differentiate between the factors that create movements along demand and supply curves, and those that shift these curves.
LO-12. Analyze complex business decisions using marginal analysis.
LO-13. Assess competitive and monopolistic outcomes.
LO-14. Synthesize the pricing strategies of the four dominant market structures.
LO-15. Assess a specific industry in terms of its market structure and its pricing behavior.
LO-16. Evaluate the demand and pricing of information goods.

NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Forum Post 1 4.29 %
Forum Post 2 4.29 %
Forum Post 3 4.29 %
Forum Post 4 4.29 %
Forum Post 5 4.29 %
Forum Post 6 4.29 %
Forum Post 7 4.29 %
Research Projects 70.00 %
Research Project 1 28.00 %
Research Project 2 42.00 %
Book Title: Managerial Economics, 8th ed.
Author: Samuelson and Marks
Publication Info: Wiley
ISBN: 9781118808948

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.