01-class notes - Commerce 394: Business and Government...

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1 Commerce 394: Business and Government Professor Barbara Spencer Comm 394: Barbara Spencer Asia Pacific Professor of Trade Policy Course Website • Web CT Vista: 394-Section 101, 102, 103 - 2009W – Access: MY UBC under e-Learning tab Access: MY UBC under e Learning tab. – MY UBC: https://my.ubc.ca – your user id and password is your campus- wide logon (CWL) • Office hours Comm 394: Barbara Spencer – M.W. 2:30 – 3:30 pm. – email is good
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2 What is this course about? • Learn to "analyze" government policy and consider ethical principals with particular consider ethical principals, with particular emphasis on effects on business. – pervasive influence of government on business – examples? Comm 394: Barbara Spencer Relevance for Career • important for managers to be aware of: (i) current policies and motivations for policies (ii) ethical issues of relevance for business - examples? Comm 394: Barbara Spencer
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3 Course Requirements Readings : - Brander, “Government Policy Towards Business”, Fourth Edition, 2006; Readings package (Sauder Copy Centre); Course website - Debates: - form teams Mon Sep 21. Lottery to allocate topics to teams: Mon Sept 28 Evaluation : Debate (20%) mid term (25%) Comm 394: Barbara Spencer : Debate (20%), mid-term (25%), final (45%), participation(10%) • Details concerning the debate topics and rules for the debates are provided on the course website.
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course COMM 296 taught by Professor Dasgupta during the Fall '08 term at The University of British Columbia.

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01-class notes - Commerce 394: Business and Government...

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