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Herman Suryoutomo Office: DeVry Keller Graduate School of Management Bay Area Office Hours: TBD and by appointment Phone: 510-432-8899 Dr Herman Suryoutomo MS, MBA, MHRM, PhD, PE, CFP has been teaching at DeVry University Northern California, since 1999. He received his advanced degrees and post graduate studies in engineering and Business Administration from various major universities in the United States. He has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Key Executives, founder and owner of several diverse companies in the USA. He has held various professional and managerial licenses in various fields of Business and Engineering. He is currently teaching in undergraduate and graduate business fields.

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Core Economics + Course Tutor
First Edition by Gerald W. Stone � 2008 Worth Publishers

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Given knowledge of key cost and marginal revenue relationships. Existing account passwords will remain unchanged as devry There is no need to buy a printed version of the textbook.http://www. The TCOs that will be covered in detail each week can be found in the Objectives section for that particular week. you can purchase a printed copy of the textbook. leads to a new market equilibrium price and level of output. including price elasticity coefficients. Given relevant price and cost data. illustrate how the price mechanism. or your campus bookstore. as in d43215678 Password: beginning with the January 2010 sessions. if your birth date is July 3. Login to your MyScribe program using: Username: your DSI using a lower case d as the first character.. as well as the optimal amount of a resource to utilize. A B C D 2 of 7 5/1/11 11:21 PM . For example.and macroeconomic topics. Follett Express. The Terminal Course Objectives (TCOs) define the learning objectives that the student will be required to comprehend and demonstrate by course completion. 1982. Given a demand function and a supply function.devryu.. a reference will be made from a particular assignment or discussion back to the TCO that it emphasizes. Course Description Business Economics provides a basic understanding of managerial economics and the impact of the economic environment on business decision making. demonstrate how to use this information in product pricing in order to maximize profits. For an additional cost. new accounts will be created using your birth date ('yyyymm'). with particular emphasis on marginal analysis and supply and demand considerations. Given appropriate marketing data. your password will be 198207. students will participate in a discussion of anti-trust legislation. The course develops micro. discuss optimal output levels for a competitive firm versus a firm operating in an imperfectly competitive environment. break-even and optimal output points. No prerequisite Terminal Course DeVry University course content is constructed from curriculum guides developed for each course Objectives that are in alignment with specific Terminal Course Objectives. Whenever possible. feel free to visit the online use marginal analysis to demonstrate shutdown. in response to changes in other demand or supply factors. the same as is done for HUB and iLab accounts.

submit completed work for during. and participate in online discussion of class material. as well as the effectiveness of institutional entities (e. distinguish between real and nominal output variables.g. obtain copies of class handouts and notes. between various inflation measures.. Our class meetings.. Given increasing interdependencies between trading nations and the analogy of foreign currency as a commodity. GATT. e-mail the instructor and other students. and after class meetings is critical to your success in this intensive environment. will prepare you for upcoming exams and assignments. establish. F G H I Blended eLearning This course is an eight-week intensive course which includes both classroom-based and e-learning activities. Given the need for changes in fiscal and monetary policy. NAFTA. Given the existence of negative externalities in private production. and demonstrate the derivation of the unemployment rate. students must be able to demonstrate the resulting effect on GDP. To get the most out of our weekly class meetings it is essential that you come to class prepared. assess the sensitivity of strategic policy decisions based on these measures to the quality of available statistical data. consider and present alternative options. and/or open market operations. students must demonstrate an understanding of trade barriers in general. and formulate and defend a recommendation. taxation.http://www. You should expect to spend time each week participating in the prescribed activities both before and after our class meeting. in turn. Through the DeVry eLearning Platform you will be able to review the syllabus and weekly assignment information. the budget deficit (surplus). E Given an introduction to key macroeconomic variables. and accounting for political and social agendas. The weekly readings listed in the Course Schedule will prepare you for class.devryu. justify and assess options for government intervention in the form of regulation and/or taxation. Participation before. estimate behavioral responses. determine appropriate changes in government spending. Given a forecast of macroeconomic variables. and the trade deficit (surplus). Your participation in both areas is essential to your success in this course. take quizzes and exams. Course Schedule 3 of 7 5/1/11 11:21 PM . predict the impact on key microeconomic decisions at an organization: justify how resources are currently allocated. interest rates. analyze the effects of demand and supply pressures on exchange rates. and EU).

and 22 Chapters 23 and 24 Graded Discussion Topics 4 of 7 5/1/11 11:21 PM .net/ec/Courses/63222/CRS-zzz-5059549/__. TCOs and Topics Week 1 TCOs A & B Supply and Demand & Elasticity Readings/Class Preparation Activities/Assignments Chapters 3 and 5 Homework and Study Tools (not graded but highly recommended) Graded Discussion Topics Week 2 TCO C Marginal Analysis Project Part 1 Chapters 7 and 8 Homework and Study Tools (not graded but highly recommended) Graded Discussion Topics Week 3 TCO D Imperfect Competition Homework and Study Tools (not graded but highly recommended) Chapters 9 and 10 Graded Discussion Topic Quiz Week 4 TCO E Intro to Macroeconomics Chapters 15 and 16 Homework and Study Tools (not graded but highly recommended) Graded Discussion Topics Week 5 TCO F The Global Economy Project Part 2 Chapters 25 and 26 Homework and Study Tools (not graded but highly recommended) Graded Discussion Topics You Decide Assignment Week 6 TCO G Monetary and Fiscal Policy Homework and Study Tools (not graded but highly recommended) Graded Discussion Topics Quiz Week 7 TCOs H & I Macro and Micro Chapters 20.devryu.http://www.. 21. Week..

and exams are to be completed per the schedule indicated by & Exams your instructor.929 870 . Integration Week 8 All TCOs Final Exam Due Dates for Assignments All assignments. The categories.1000 900 . respectively You Decide (Week 6) Final Exam Total Points 250 25% 50 300 1000 5% 30% 100% All of your course requirements are graded using points.http://www. are weighted as follows: Assignment Discussions (30 Pts.. the points are converted to a letter grade using the scale in the table below.devryu.829 Percentage 93% to 100% 90% to 92. quizzes.869 800 . Part 2 (Week 5) . Weeks 1-7) Projects: Part 1 (Week 2).9% A AB+ B B- 5 of 7 5/1/11 11:21 PM .899 830 .net/ec/Courses/63222/CRS-zzz-5059549/__.9% 83% to 86. which contribute to your final Letter Grades grade.90 points and 100 points respectively Points 210 190 Weighting 21% 19% Quizzes: Weeks 3 and 6100 and 150 points.9% 87% to 89. Letter Grade Points 930 . At the end of the course.9% 80% to 82. Assignment Values and The maximum score in this class is 1000 points..

text and visual aides they reference in that work. or paraphrase from your text or from any other source. etc.9% 60% to 62. The plagiarism policy applies to every aspect of your coursework including threaded discussions. elaborating on previous comments from others. 6 of 7 5/1/11 11:21 PM . If you copy from.9% 70% to 72. you must also include the proper reference material including the full URL and date accessed if the source is the web.. For any source other than your text. Failure to do so is a violation of DeVry Academic Standards. Frequency�Number and regularity of your contributions.9% Below 60% Discussion Requirements A successful student in online education is one who takes an active role in the learning process.. presenting explanations of concepts or methods to help fellow students. Examples of quality posts include providing additional information to the discussion.669 600 . You are therefore encouraged to participate in the discussion areas to enhance your learning experience throughout each week both before and after our class meeting. presenting reasons for or against a topic in a persuasive fashion. sharing your own personal experiences that relate to the topic.9% 67% to 69. quizzes. exams. assignments. and providing a URL and explanation for an area you researched on the Internet. Refer to your student handbook for details. 2. rely on. Plagiarism and Keller Graduate Citations Plagiarism & Citations Plagiarism is a violation of the Academic Integrity code of this institution and will not be tolerated. Full credit is awarded when both high quality and required frequency is met. Instructors are required to follow the DeVry Academic Integrity policy.devryu.http://www.9% 73% to 76. C+ C CD+ D DF 770 . Students are expected to log into the course and post (respond) in each graded Discussion topic on a minimum of three different days a week.629 599 and below 77% to 79.729 670 . essays.769 700 .net/ec/Courses/63222/CRS-zzz-5059549/__. Quality�Content of your contributions.9% 63% to 66.799 730 .699 630 . you must include in-text citations. The discussions will be graded for 1. It is important that students fully cite any outside ideas.

See Turnitin. Bergman. As a part of our commitment to academic operates a secure database and protects your privacy by assigning report numbers to all student work stored in its database. How to Avoid Plagiarism Style Guide Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University recommends all graduate students purchase and make use of the official style guide entitled. Scott. your work in this course may be submitted to 7th edition. by Thomas P. as well as methods and examples for using parenthetical citations. Students can use any of these five styles unless otherwise instructed to use one of them exclusively. The new style guide is available through the online bookstore. and how to format the reference list and an entire paper. Below are two tutorials covering two of the five acceptable styles: APA Guidelines APA Guidelines for Citing Sources This tutorial provides a resource for citing references in papers using the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. guidelines and examples on how to cite original sources in the text of your paper using parenthetical citations. Stephen M. Follett Express. The Business Student Writers Manual and Guide to the Internet. by Anthony C. which in turn helps to protect your work and your investment in a DeVry education. CMS.http://www. 7 of 7 5/1/11 11:21 PM . will NOT be required to purchase another style guide. Writing the Research Paper: A Handbook. This handbook includes information on the following styles: APA. Students who have purchased the University's previous official style guide entitled. MLA. MLA Guidelines MLA Guidelines for Citing Sources MLA style provides writers a system of cross-referencing their sources and protecting them from accusations of plagiarism. and Gregory M. Winkler and Jo Ray McCuen.. The following is covered within the tutorial: the purposes of APA documentation. The purpose of using this service is to help protect the integrity of a DeVry degree. CEE. and Columbia Online. This tutorial goes over the purposes of MLA documentation. an online plagiarism checking service. for more details. and how to format a Works Cited page..

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