Spring 2021  |  FINA 6341 Section 060: World Economy (53476)

Class Component:
4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
Completely Online
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Enrollment Requirements:
MBA student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
01/19/2021 - 05/03/2021
Tue 05:45PM - 09:05PM
Off Campus
Enrollment Status:
Open (21 of 48 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Tools to predict/understand ramifications of major economic events. Financial crises. Changes in monetary, fiscal, financial policies. Strategies for promoting long-run economic growth. Examples from U.S., Europe, Japan, developing countries. prereq: MBA 6230, MBA student
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?FINA6341+spring2021 Remote: All instruction will be fully online with set meeting patterns. Students must be online at the scheduled days and times. In addition, instructors may provide supplemental content that students can engage with any time or within a certain time frame. The instructors might be available for limited in-person interactions. However, in-person interactions will be optional if available. Students will have a very similar experience whether on campus or off campus.
Class Description:
FINA6341 focuses on using macro and international economics to analyze the world economy and the implications on business management. The course uses lectures and class discussion to familiarize students with macro and international economic tools with a goal of improving managerial decision-making. The course focuses on the linkage between economic analysis and strategic business management. Objectives for this course include:
1. Provide and in-depth understanding of factors that affect economic growth and business cycles.
2. Provide opportunities to link macro and international economic issues to business decision-making.
3. Provide tool and opportunities to analyze government economic policies on production, employment, inflation, and interest rates.
4. Develop ability to anticipate movements in trade, exchange rates, and globalization.
Who Should Take This Class?:
This course is reserved for MBA students. If you are a non-MBA student seeking to take this course, fill out the petition form found at goo.gl/9Y9PR5. Additional information, including petition deadlines, can be found at http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/degrees/master-business-administration/part-time-mba/admissions/mba-course-petition-form
Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
 Understand core macro and international economic concepts, particularly their relationship to current world affairs.
 Able to apply those concepts to analyze possible outcomes that may affect the management of a business.
 Able to understand implications of global economic events on corporate strategy.
 Able to improve business decision by incorporating daily domestic and global economic factors.
Class Format:
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
8 February 2017

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