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Macro and International Economics, Fall 2011

Macro and International Economics, Fall 2011

15.015 Macro and International Economics focuses on the policy and economic environment ... (more)

15.015 Macro and International Economics focuses on the policy and economic environment of firms. This subject divided in three parts. The first part of the course is a study of the closed economy and how monetary and fiscal policy interacts with employment, GNP, inflation, and interest rates. Next, the course provides an examination of national economic strategies for development and growth and recent financial and currency crises in emerging markets. Finally, the course addresses the problems faced by transition economies and the role of institutions both as the engine of growth, and as the constraints for policy. (less)

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MIT OpenCourseWare
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M.I.T.
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Simon Johnson
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Macroeconomics (ECON 202)

Macroeconomics (ECON 202)

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the structure of the American ... (more)

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the structure of the American economy as compared to other economic structures. Supply and demand, GDP, inflation, monetary policy, money and banking, taxation, economic growth, international exchange and comparisons of classical, Keynesian and monetarist economic philosophies are presented. It is required for business majors planning to transfer to 4-year business programs in the state of Washington.Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl (less)

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Business
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Open Course Library
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Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
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Macroeconomics for Managers

Macroeconomics for Managers

This course provides a broad overview of macroeconomic theory and policy. The ... (more)

This course provides a broad overview of macroeconomic theory and policy. The focus is on understanding fluctuations in the levels of income, employment, and production and policy responses to these fluctuations. (less)

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Business
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Utah State University OpenCourseWare
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Utah State University
Author:
Bowles, Tyler
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Making Decisions

Making Decisions

Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make ... (more)

Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions really frustrate you? This unit will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making. Attention to the psychology of decision making and the social context in which decisions are made can improve your understanding of others and yourself. (less)

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Business
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Open University OpenLearn
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The Open University
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Making Rational Decisions in Economics - The Role of Sunk and Marginal Costs

Making Rational Decisions in Economics - The Role of Sunk and Marginal Costs

This JiTT exercise uses a real-life example to pose a question to ... (more)

This JiTT exercise uses a real-life example to pose a question to students about the nature of "rationality" as typically used in economics. In this case, the focus is on fixed vs. marginal costs and the use of marginal analysis by economists to make "rational" economic decisions. (less)

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Business
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Teaching and Learning Economics (SERC)
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SERC at Carlton College
Author:
Scott Simkins
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Making and Using Rules

Making and Using Rules

Rules affect us all, and the way they are made and interpreted ... (more)

Rules affect us all, and the way they are made and interpreted could effect how we live. This unit explores how we could interpret and apply rules, and provides you with a basic understanding of rules and rule making within the English legal system. (less)

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Business
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Open University OpenLearn
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The Open University
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Making the Academic Adjustment to College, Fall 2008

Making the Academic Adjustment to College, Fall 2008

This course will cover some basic principles on making the adjustment to ... (more)

This course will cover some basic principles on making the adjustment to college learning. It will include not only information but also opportunities to practice what you learn. (less)

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Arts
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Notre Dame Opencourseware
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University of Notre Dame
Author:
Professor Sandra HarmatiukPh.D.
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Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce

Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce

Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of ... (more)

Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce -- and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness. A quiz, thought provoking question, and links for further study are provided to create a lesson around the 17-minute video. Educators may use the platform to easily "Flip" or create their own lesson for use with their students of any age or level. (less)

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Business
Social Sciences
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Video Lectures
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TED-Ed
Provider:
TED-Ed
Author:
Gladwell, Malcolm
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Management Accounting and Control, Spring 2003

Management Accounting and Control, Spring 2003

Examines management accounting and related analytical methodologies for decision-making and control in ... (more)

Examines management accounting and related analytical methodologies for decision-making and control in profit-directed organizations. Product costing, budgetary control systems, and performance evaluation systems for planning, coordinating, and monitoring the performance of a business. Defines principles of measurement and develops framework for assessing behavioral dimensions of control systems; impact of different managerial styles on motivation and performance in an organization. (less)

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Business
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Weber, Joseph P.
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Management Accounting and Control, Spring 2007

Management Accounting and Control, Spring 2007

This course is an introduction to the use of accounting information by ... (more)

This course is an introduction to the use of accounting information by managers for decision making, performance evaluation and control. The course should be useful for those who intend to work as management consultants, for LFM (Leaders for Manufacturing) students, and in general, for those who will become senior managers. (less)

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Business
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Khan, Mozaffar
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Management Communication for Undergraduates, Fall 2012

Management Communication for Undergraduates, Fall 2012

The goal of this course is to help students learn to communicate ... (more)

The goal of this course is to help students learn to communicate strategically within a professional setting. Students are asked to analyze their intended audience, the purpose of their communication, and the context in which they are operating before developing the message. The course focuses specifically on improving students' ability to write, speak, work in a team, and communicate across cultures in their roles as future managers. (less)

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Business
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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M.I.T.
Author:
Lori Breslow
Terence Heagney
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Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems (MIS) is a formal discipline within business education that ... (more)

Management Information Systems (MIS) is a formal discipline within business education that bridges the gap between computer science and the well-known business disciplines of finance, marketing, and management. In its most general terms, information systems encompass any interactions between organized data and people. MIS can be the means by which information is transmitted (such as the Internet), the software that displays the information (such as Microsoft Excel), or the systems that manage the data. In this course, the student will learn about the various components of information systems and how to leverage them in business. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Describe the use and function of Management Information Systems; Describe and evaluate Information Systems Development processes and techniques; Identify and evaluate hardware and software requirements for Information Systems; Evaluate Data Management technologies; Explain the security risks associated with Management Information Systems. (Business Administration 206) (less)

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Business
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Collection:
Saylor Foundation
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
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Management Leadership

Management Leadership

This course will begin with an introduction that will help further the ... (more)

This course will begin with an introduction that will help further the distinction between leadership and management, followed by an introduction to major theories and models of leadership. Next, the student will be introduced to the process of decision-making, followed by the processes of leading independently. The final unit will focus on managing groups and teams. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: distinguish the concept of leadership from the concept of management; compare and contrast the major theories of leadership; analyze the decision-making process and change management; assess the skills necessary to exert power and influence in a non-authoritative leadership role; evaluate the qualities necessary to effectively manage or lead in a team/group environment. (Business Administration 401) (less)

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Business
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Full Course
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Collection:
Saylor Foundation
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The Saylor Foundation
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Management and Information Processing

Management and Information Processing

This course will provide you with a structured introduction to the key ... (more)

This course will provide you with a structured introduction to the key tools and techniques used in information management and processing. This course will also provide you with an understanding of practical approaches and techniques, such as integrating content from various sources and constructing graphs to show data relationships that are often used to process and present information in business decision-making. (less)

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Business
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Saylor Foundation
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The Saylor Foundation
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Management of Capital

Management of Capital

This course provides an overview of concepts related to how to manage ... (more)

This course provides an overview of concepts related to how to manage the capital of an organization. Course content includes the calculation of cost of capital, how to select the right mix of capital, and how financial markets work in raising capital. Course Level: Beginner to Intermediate - No prior knowledge of capital management is required although some understanding of capital management will be helpful. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion. (less)

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Business
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Collection:
Financial Management Training Center
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
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Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery, Fall 2010

Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery, Fall 2010

Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery explores the use of operations ... (more)

Management of Services: Concepts, Design, and Delivery explores the use of operations tools and perspectives in the service sector, including both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The course builds on conceptual frameworks and cases from a wide range of service operations, selected from health care, hospitality, internet services, supply chain, transportation, retailing, food service, entertainment, financial services, humanitarian services, government services, and others. (less)

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Business
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MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Fine, Charles H.
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