Study unit code    U330 2019

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester

ECTS kredits 5

Hours - Lectures 45
Hours - Tutorial 30
Hours - Individual Student's Work 75

red. prof. dr. BEKŐ JANI

Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

Introduction to Economics and Microeconomics 
Content (Syllabus outline)
1. Fundamental Concepts of Macroeconomics, Aggregate Supply and Demand 2. Measurement of Economic Activity 3. Economic Growth and Economic Development 4. Consumption and Investment 5. Business Cycles and the Theory of Agregate Demand 6. The Multiplier Model 7. Money, Commercial and Central Bank, Monetary Policy 8. Unemployment and the Theory of Agreggate Supply 9. Price Stability, Inflation 10. Schools of Macroeconomics  
Ekonomija (16. izdaja), Samuelson in Nordhaus, GV Založba;Posušje: Mate, 2002 Ekonomija – naloge z rešitvami, P. Mikek, M. Šlebinger, M. Rihtarič, Univerza v Mariboru, Ekonomsko-poslovna fakulteta Dodatno priporočamo tudi: (Additional Recommendations): Economics, 19th Edition. P. Samuelson and W. Nordhaus, McGraw-Hill, 2010 Macroeconomics, 10th Edition. M. Parkin, Pearson, 2011  
In this course students: 1. Get the basic grasp of macroeconomics 2. Are familiarised with the applicability of different theories of macroeconomics and economic policy 3. Are familiarised with elements of macroeconomics and are aware of interdependence between them 4. Are familiarised with and grasp the basic concepts of macroeconomics and economic policy 5. Learn to write, think and express themselves accurately in the macroeconomics field 6. Acquire fundamental knowledge of macroeconomics 7. Are familiarised with the importance of macroeconomics and economic policy 8. Gain the ability to macroeconomics  
Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
Development of knowledge and understanding: Students: 1. Understand basic concepts of macroeconomics 2. Learn to use (apply) macroeconomics in solving business problems. 3. Recognize basic characteristics of macroeconomics and economic policies 4. Can demonstrate awareness of ethical issues in the field of macroeconomics 5. Are able to discuss ethical issues in relation to personal beliefs and values.  
Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
Cognitive/Intellectual skills: Students: 1. Can analyse with guidance using given classification/principles. 2. Can collect and arrange data and ideas in a standard way. 3. Can evaluate the reliability of data using defined techniques and under guidance. 4. Students develop greater independence of thought and the ability to solve problems. Key/Transferable skills Students: 1. Use ICT. 2. Develop skills for team work. 3. Develop professional ethics. 4. Establish international relations. 5. Develop learning techniques and strategies for individual study, permanent reflection and evaluation. 6. Develop interest for lifelong learning.  
Learning and teaching methods
- lectures; - team work; work in the group Top 20; - tutorial  

Assessment Weight (%)
Collaboration in lectures, tutorials and lab work 20  
Written examination 80  
activities in the class 20% written examination or two written tests 80% ali 2 x 40 %