2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

FINA 70100 The Macroeconomic Environment of Business

1.5 credit hour. Prerequisites: FINA 60020 or equivalent. A contemporary, real-world course focusing on the global economic environment within which today's businesses operate, taught from the perspective of the practicing manager. Content is both national and international in flavor. Highlights include study of the general economy, monetary/fiscal policy, business cycles, exchange rates, and economic indicators. The impact of domestic and international forces on business strategy is stressed. The course is taught through the use of materials, tools, and databases readily available to the manager.