Course Overview

Managerial Economics and Business Strategies (ARE 3221)

The application of microeconomic analysis to decision-making techniques of businesses and management units with a particular focus on the food industry covering topics such as electing or developing products, deciding on product output and pricing, organizational design, promotional strategies, worker hiring and training, and investment and financing.

Fall 2019

(Undergraduate)

Business Finance in Food and Resource Industries (ARE 4217)

Analysis of financial statements, credit, risk, and investment decision-making.

Fall 2019

(Undergraduate)

Business Strategies and Policy in Food Industries (ARE 3221)

Market structure and business strategies of firms, including pricing, advertising, entry, and new products. Analysis of mergers and other antitrust issues from the public as well as the firm perspective. Case studies of actual events.

Spring 2019

(Undergraduate)