Understanding Global Economics and Markets
MIS EXECUTIVE TRACK COURSE | SIS-696 | 3 CREDITS
This course provides an understanding of the main economic forces which have driven the globalization process. It covers the fundamental facts, main lessons of experience, and leading principles of micro- and macroeconomics and the financial markets without recourse to unnecessary jargon, mathematics, or statistics. Topics include the role of markets and prices; the economics of businesses; features of labor markets; elements of financial and non-financial investments; essentials of money and banking; the economics of government finances; the principles behind international trade, finance, and income disparities; and the workings of the foreign exchange, stock, bond, and other financial markets.
Required for the following concentrations: