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Beginner Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
5 hours to complete

Module 1: Aggregate Expenditure and GDP in the Short Run When Prices Are "Sticky"

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
1-1.1. The Determinants of "Preferred" Consumption Expenditure15m
1-1.2. The Determinants of "Preferred" Investment and Net Exports12m
1-2.1. Aggregate "Preferred" Expenditure and Equilibrium Income16m
1-2.2. Interest Rate and Equilibrium Income8m
1-3.1. Equilibrium Income and Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the Short Run13m
1-3.2. Aggregate Demand Shocks and Policy Responses in the Short Run13m
1-3.3 Short-Run Consequences of Temporary Changes in the Price Level and Other Exogenous Variables5m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Expectations and the Long-Run Exchange Rate

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
2-1.1. Expectations5m
2-2.1. Modeling the Long-Run Exchange Rates11m
2-2.2. Finding The Drivers of the Real Exchange Rate in the Long Run13m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Module 3: Long-Run Economic Performance and Short-Run Adjustments

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
3-1.1. Understanding the Long-Run Output11m
3-1.2. The Determinants of Production Capacity: Resources and Technology7m
3-1.3. The Determinants of Production Capacity: Institutions17m
3-2.1. Equilibrium Income and the Production Capacity: The Short Run vs. the Long Run17m
3-2.2. Aggregate Demand Shocks and Macroeconomic Stabilization Policies13m
3-2.3. Aggregate Supply Shocks and Macroeconomic Stabilization Policies9m
3-2.4. Applying the Macroeconomic Model to the Analysis of US Economy10m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4: Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 50 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
4-1.1. Desirable Monetary and Fiscal Policies6m
4-2.1. Macroeconomic Policies and Political Decision-Making18m
4-3.1. How Can Countries Commit to Good Macroeconomic Policies?19m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Congratulations!10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Quiz30m

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