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Economics and Business Management (ECTS: 5), Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month


The aim of the course of Economics for Engineering is to teach the students about general themes of economics regarding microeconomics and macroeconomics.

Thanks to the UNINETTUNO MOOCs you will be able to freely follow the lectures of the best Italian and international lecturers drawn from a selection of the best courses of UNINETTUNO, in Italian, English and Arabic; you will have at your disposal digitised and indexed on-demand video lectures, usable on a PC as well as on smart phone and tablet, including hypertextual links to more-in-depth study materials (books and articles, practice work, slides, bibliographical references, lists of websites). 

You will also have at your disposal a collaborative discussion environment, a thematic forum by means of which you will be able to exchange views with your colleagues on the issues dealt with in the lectures, discuss the practice work done, cooperatively create new knowledge in a process that will see you active players of your own learning process.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Arabic
    • Italian
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Lesson n. 1: Introduction to Economics
  • Lesson n. 2: Market demand
  • Lesson n. 3: Production
  • Lesson n. 4: Short term costs
  • Lesson n. 5: The Competitive Firm
  • Lesson n. 6: Equilibrium in perfect competition
  • Lesson n. 7: Monopoly
  • Lesson n. 8: Welfare Economics
  • Lesson n. 9: Welfare Theorems and General Economic Equilibrium (I)
  • Lesson n. 10: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Lesson n. 11: Aggregate economic activity in figures
  • Lesson n. 12: Aggregate Demand and Supply
  • Lesson n. 13: Labour and Unemployment
  • Lesson n. 14: Inflation and Phillips Curve
  • Lesson n. 15: Foreign trade


                            Prof. Carlo Andrea Bollino - Università di Perugia (Perugia - Italy)

                            English Language Requirements

                            This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                            General Requirements

                            • to have a connection to the Internet. For optimum use an ADSL connection is suggested.
                            • to have installed on one's own system one of the principal browsers available, for example: Microsoft Edge
                            • Note: Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 is not supported.
                            • On the Linux platform it is possibile to access films in streaming by installing the proper codec on one's own mutimedia player of choice.
                            • On MacOs, browser Safari, in the Privacy settings disable "Prevent Cross-Site Tracking".
                            • On iOS, browser Safari, in the Privacy settings disable "Prevent Cross-Site Tracking".
                            • to have installed on one's own system the software Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view materials in pdf format.

                            Tuition Fee


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