This is a course for upper-intermediate and advanced level students who need to understand and talk about the key contecpts in business and economics. Covering the most important areas of management, production, marketing, finance and macroeconomics, it helps students to understand and talk about a wide range of business topics. Reflecting recent changes in the world's business and economic environment, the course now covers subjects like wikinomics, viral marketing, hedge funds, the subprime crisis and energy policy. This student book comes with a teacher's book and two CDs. Suitable for independent study.