Introduction to Studies in Economics and Management University of Bordeaux
- consolidate language skills, develop written and oral developwritten and oral comprehension in the English language - develop strategies for "learning to learn" (listening andnote-taking in English) - to acquire basic tools and vocabulary specific to the fields ofstudy (management, economics, mathematics applied to economics) - understand essential notions and fundamental theories of generaleconomics expressed in English - be able to work independently using interactive exercises andauthentic documents (written or video) in English available on Moodle
B1 level of English.
Final examination : Written (1h)
1. INTRODUCTION - general description of the course - Cornell note-taking system 2. DEALING WITH NUMBERS - specific vocabulary and types of numbers - large numbers -fractions, exponents and radicals - percentage changes and indexnumbers ►focus on: - long and short scales of numbering systems - the CPI 3. WHAT ISECONOMICS - definition and terminology - limited resources, scarcity andopportunity cost - the three questions of economics -economicsystems and characteristics of the market system ►focus on: - Maslow’s hierarchy of needs - types of business organizations - self -interest and the invisible hand metaphor in A.Smith’s TheWealth of Nations 4. INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS ANDMICROECONOMICS - scientific methods in economics - definition of macroeconomicsand microeconomics ►focus on: - analyzing, using and presenting research data: tables, charts andgraphs
Online Course Requirement
REFERENCES BIBLIOGRAPHY: All the documents used in the course and thebibliographical references are available on the Moodle page of thecourse KEY WORDS : All the key words, concepts and theories to be known arelisted for each chapter on the Moodle page of the courseDuration: 17.5 hoursLanguage of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: Face-to-face teaching
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