Academic Catalog

IE494 SPECIAL TOPICS IN INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

Course Code: 5680494
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Industrial Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. ERCAN ERKUL
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Macroeconomic framework of industrial activity. Key macro indicators. Classification schemes for economic activity. Long-term trends in major sectors. Surveys and censuses for industrial activity. Key industry indicators. Sources for monitoring developments in industries. Analysis of selected industries. Brief remarks on history and future of industry. Knowledge of principles of economics and statistics is required.