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2014/2015  BA-BSOCU1015U  Managerial Economics II

English Title
Managerial Economics II

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course period Autumn, First Quarter
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc in Business Administration and Sociology
Course coordinator
  • Jacob Lyngsie - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization (SMG)
Main academic disciplines
  • Globalization, International Business, markets and studies
  • Political leadership, public management and international politics
Last updated on 12-08-2014
Learning objectives
The purpose of the course is that students learn analytical tools rooted in modern micro-economics

Specifically, the student should be able to
  • Account for different types of internal structures and processes in organisations in an managerial economic perspective
  • Account for and explain how different transactions are governed and optimized both inside the organization and externally in the market
  • Account for and explain the implications of different strategic questions within the organisation as well as in relation to its surroundings
  • Apply the (methods, theories and models) approaches of the course to carry out analyses rooted in managerial economics
Course prerequisites
The courses BA-BSOCU1014U Business, Politics and Society and BA-BSOCU1015U Manegerial Economics II have one intergrated exam. You can only participate in BA-BSOCU1015U Manegerial Economics II if you also register for the course: BA-BSOCU1014U Business, Politics and Society.
The course shares exams with
Course content and structure

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of how the organising of activities internal and external to the organization is approached within economics, based on the assumptions of bounded rationality within asymmetric and incomplete information.

Teaching methods
The exam integrates the two courses, and the teaching in both courses consists of a mixture of lectures and students discussions.
Further Information

For more details about the 3rd semester portfolio exam, see guidelines on e-campus.

Expected literature

The following book is required reading for this course, along with articles made avaliable on CBSLEARN:
George Hendrikse 2003 Economics and Management of Organizations, McGraw-Hill
Last updated on 12-08-2014