Course Description

Basic Economics for Managers I, MGMT 4A

Microeconomic principles for managers. Useful applications of basic economic principles to situations in business as well as in various professions.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Management

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
General Education: III - Social and Behavioral Sciences

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units (UCRVELEC)

UC San Diego:
General Education: Sixth - 1 course towards Social Analysis, Revelle - one course towards Social Science; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PE-H

Prerequisites

None

Course Fees

None

Course Creator

Peter Navarro
Peter Navarro is a professor at the Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine. With a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard, this distinguished macroeconomist has published eleven books, most recently Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World.  
 
Professor Navarro appears regularly in such media outlets as the BBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and the CBS News, including 60 Minutes. His op-ed articles have been published in the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
 
His online economics courses on the Coursera platform have enrolled over half a million students from almost 200 countries, and he is the winner of the 2015 UCI Distinguished Faculty Teaching award.
 
His goal is to help you best use economics in both your personal and professional lives in very practical ways.
Peter Navarro is a professor at the Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine. With a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard, this distinguished macroeconomist has published eleven books, most recently Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World .     Professor Navarro appears ...

Peter Navarro is a professor at the Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine. With a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard, this distinguished macroeconomist has published eleven books, most recently Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World.  
 
Professor Navarro appears regularly in such media outlets as the BBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, and the CBS News, including 60 Minutes. His op-ed articles have been published in the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among other publications.
 
His online economics courses on the Coursera platform have enrolled over half a million students from almost 200 countries, and he is the winner of the 2015 UCI Distinguished Faculty Teaching award.
 
His goal is to help you best use economics in both your personal and professional lives in very practical ways.

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