Fall 2021  |  FINA 6341 Section 060: World Economy (24243)

Class Component:
4 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Online Course
Enrollment Requirements:
MBA 6230; MBA or Mgmt Sci student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
09/07/2021 - 12/15/2021
Mon 05:45PM - 09:05PM
UMTC, West Bank
Carlson School of Management 1-132
Enrollment Status:
Open (17 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 or Mgmt Sci MBA student
Class Notes:
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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