Cando Competency 4 – Economics
Delivered by: Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Location: Enoch A - River Cree Resort & Casino
Course topics include markets, applications of supply and demand analysis, the theory of consumer behaviour and the impact of government regulations and intervention on market performance. Other topics include the theory of the firm under imperfect competition, monopoly, and monopolistic competition, the principles of oligopoly, productive efficiency, the distribution of income, the role of unions and factor market performance
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
describe economic principles, the distinction between micro- and macroeconomics and various economic concepts;
analyze and illustrate short- and long-run cost curves, implicit and explicit costs and economies of scale and their application to real world businesses;
describe the major market structures and their characteristics with special reference to perfect competitive firms, monopoly, oligopoly, and monopolistic competition and their implications to the economy;
analyze and describe the effects of price controls and taxes on efficient functioning of markets; and,
describe the principle of profit maximization and how it influences firms’ decision on output in the short- and long run.
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Online: October 23 - November 30, 2017
This course is free of charge for registered conference delegates, and $150 per person for those individuals that would like to just attend the workshop. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The maximum number of participants is 20.
Note, in order to receive 3 credits, you must complete the online portion of this course.
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- Canadian Minerals & Metals Plan
- Indigenous Forestry Initiative
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- Case Study Presentation and Q&A