ASEAN 233 – ASEAN Economic Development and Business Community

Course Title: ASEAN Economic Development and Business Community

Prerequisites: None

Number of Units: 3

Course Description: Overview of the ASEAN economic and business community

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Discuss the evolution of the ASEAN economic and business community from the institutional and economic history perspectives;
2. Examine the economic development, growth performance and directions of the ASEAN region from a contemporary perspective; and
3. Analyze the business and economic integration of the ASEAN region into the world economy.

Course Outline:

Unit I: Overview of the Course
Module 1: The Contours of the ASEAN Economic and Business Community
Module 2: Issues in ASEAN Economic Regional Integration

Unit II: The Formation and Vitality of the ASEAN: Institutional and Economic History Perspectives
Module 3: Economic-Historical Legacies
Module 4: Major Threats, Transformations and Transitions

Unit III: The Emergence of Public-Private Partnership and ASEAN Economic Dynamism
Module 5: A Survey of Economic Structure and Organization
Module 6: From Boom to Bust, Growth to Crises: Policy Responses and the Business Community

Unit IV: Looking Forward
Module 7: Sustaining Economic Growth and Development
Module 8: ASEAN Economic and Business Integration into the Global Economy
Module 9: The ASEAN Economic Community: A Major Growth Force and Driver of the Global Economy

Academic Calendar
List of FMDS Programs