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2017/2018  BA-BSOCO2010U  Managerial Economics II

English Title
Managerial Economics II

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Start time of the course 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
  • Christian Geisler Asmussen - SI
Main academic disciplines
  • Managerial economics
  • Globalization and international business
  • Organization
Last updated on 30-06-2017

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Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors: 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 pulic and private 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 Business, Politics and Society and Manegerial Economics II have one intergrated exam. You can only participate in Manegerial Economics II if you also register for the other course mentioned above.
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.
Feedback during the teaching period
The course seeks to offer feedback wherever feasible. Lectures and classes will provide extensive opportunities for questions and answers. Students are also encouraged to take full advantage of faculty office hours if they would like to a chance to ‘test’ lines of argumentation, secure further information about course themes, or receive comments on written work.
Student workload
Lectures preparation and participation 120 hours
Exercises preparation and participation 60 hours
Exam preparation 26 hours
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 30-06-2017