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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
26 minutes to complete

Managerial Economics and Business Analysis Capstone Introduction

You will get an introduction to the Capstone project and your instructor.

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2 videos (Total 6 min), 3 readings
2 videos
About Your Instructor1m
3 readings
Capstone Overview10m
About the Discussion Forums5m
Social Media5m
2 hours to complete

Milestone 1: Company and Product Selection

Your objective in this milestone is to identify a company and product that you would like to work with for this project.

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1 video (Total 3 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Milestone 1 Overview
Week
2
8 hours to complete

Milestone 2: Country Selection

Your objective in this milestone is to select a country for your company to expand into.

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1 video (Total 5 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Milestone 2 Overview5m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Milestone 3: Macroeconomic Analysis

Your objective in this milestone is to conduct a brief macroeconomic analysis of the target country.

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1 video (Total 3 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Milestone 3 Overview5m
Week
4
8 hours to complete

Milestone 4: Microeconomic Analysis

Your objective in this milestone is to categorize the market for your product in the selected country.

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1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Milestone 4 Overview5m
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By JFJan 2nd 2017

Great specialization - this will certainly help me advance my career path.

Instructor

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Vlad Dolgopolov

Visiting Faculty
Gies College of Business

Start working towards your Master's degree

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.

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About the Managerial Economics and Business Analysis Specialization

In order to effectively manage and operate a business, managers and leaders need to understand the market characteristics and economic environment they operate in. In this Specialization, you will build a solid understanding of the operation of markets and the macro-economic environment with real-world examples. You will be able to identify firm and country-level economic factors that impact business decisions, develop an analytical framework using statistical tools, and apply economic theory and data in the analysis of business environment and trends to make effective business decisions. The capstone project involves an in-depth analysis of an actual business situation in which you will examine the global economic environment of a business. The final project will be a business plan that uses statistical tools and economic theory to create a comprehensive analysis of the microeconomic and macroeconomic environment in which the focal company operates. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program. You can also start with for-credit courses within the Illinois iMBA degree program....
Managerial Economics and Business Analysis

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