Asia, especially in political and economic aspects, has been one of the most important parts of the world today that makes a considerable contribution to the world economy. Therefore, this subject emphasizes the social contributions of Asian economies to world development process. The teaching and learning process include lectures, discussions, video sessions and examinations. At the end of this course, students should be able to understand the practice and trends of the development of Asia.
This course provides the students with advanced knowledge and skills on Project Management in business organizations or entirely project based organizations. This course covers the theoretical foundation of Project Management techniques, software training and practical elements of a real world projects undertaken by the students. At depth, this is the study of nine Project Management knowledge areas: project integration management, scope management, schedule management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, risk management, communication management and procurement management. In addition, the students undergo a thorough training of MS Project software (usually the latest accessible version) to be competent in meeting the challenges in the real business setup under project management.
The primary goal of this course is to provide an insight into economic thought in order to understand the evolution of Economics. The subject concentrates on different thinkers and, at the same time traces the development of economic theories and ideas from the earliest times to the present while examining major contributions made to the field of Economics during the main periods in the history of Economics namely Pre-classical, Classical, Marginal Revolution, Neoclassical, Keynesian Revolution and Formalist economist. By the end of this course, students should be able to develop an overview of the main approaches which contribute to the historical development of economic thought and also analyse, synthesize and make a critique on economic principles and theories.
This course provides the students with an understanding of the principles and applications of financial markets. Further, it aims to provide comprehensive knowledge of financial markets and it is useful in business decision-making. It takes into analysis the financial system, behaviour of interest rates, risk and term structure, theories of term structures, foreign exchange market, monetary policy, interest rate risk, and exchange rate risk with an emphasis on financial institutions.
Labour Economics is a combination of both theoretical and empirical analysis of labour market dynamics, wage setting and employment determination. The specific topics to be analysed include labour force trends, education and training, wage and employment setting at the company level, unions, discrimination, labour productivity and real wages, government policy and technological change.