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There is evidence of economic writing that dates all the way back to the Mesopotamian era. The development of modern economics is largely due to two groups which were known as the physiocrats and the mercantilists. These groups help develop capitalism in Europe in the 16th century.

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(PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy

University of Belgrano
Campus Part time 15 weeks February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

This course will study the development patterns of Latin America since colonial times to present days. Dependency from external factors has underpinned Latin America´s economic development. This course will focus on the specific issues that determined the economic development of the region as a whole, as well as that of individual countries. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. Information Semesters: First and Second Hours of Instruction per Week: 4 Total Weeks: 15 Total Hours of Instruction: 60 Courses transferable to ECTS Courses transferable to U.S. System Recommendation: A background in Economics plus advanced written and spoken English Course Description This course will study the development patterns of Latin America since colonial times to present days. Dependency from external factors has underpinned Latin America´s economic development. This course will focus on the specific issues that determined the economic development of the region as a whole, as well as that of individual countries. The first part of this course will focus on economic history. In the second part, students are expected to choose one country from a list of Latin American countries and conduct research. A case study of the chosen country’s patterns of development and how economic history forged present-day conditions/ issues/ disparities/ insertion in the world will be presented, both orally - approximately 25 minutes followed by a 10-15 discussion – as well as written, both with a substantial weigh in the total final grade of the course, as seen below. The third part of the course will focus on the future prospects of Latin American development, future dilemmas and strategies to follow. Course Requirements Class attendance is required of all students at UB. A 75% attendance to classes is mandatory to keep the regular student status. An electronic system keeps track of attendance. Students have to slide an electronic card... [-]

Semester in Iceland

Bifröst University
Campus Full time July 2017 Iceland Borgarnes

A semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. [+]

Welcome to the Adventurous Bifröst University in Iceland Get surrounded by glaciers, volcanoes, midnight sun, lakes, waterfalls and a nature that is irresistible for hiking. A Semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. The program offers an opportunity to study at an ambitious and dynamic university, located in a truly unique environment. Bifröst University is located in the valley ´Norðurárdalur´ in Borgarfjörður, approx. 100 Km from Reykjavik. It nests in the magnificent and strikingly beautiful lava, offering endless opportunities to experience unspoiled nature at its best. On campus, students will find a minimarket, cafe/bar, gym, soccer field, basketball hoops, laundrette, ATM and a kindergarten. Courses Students can choose to participate in 1-5 courses. The tuition fee is as follows: 1 course 95.000 ISK (700 €) 2 courses 190.000 ISK (1.400 €) 3 courses 236.000 ISK (1.750 €) 4 courses or more 315.000 ISK (2.300 €) Examples of Courses in English Intercultural Communication Negotiation and Sales Management European Company Law Conflict and Peace Studies Classical Political Thought Economic Growth and Development Icelandic Language and Culture Leadership Institutional Economics Environmental and Resource Economics Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Business Business Ethics Philosophy of Science Arctic Politics International Politics Housing On-campus housing will be arranged for all international students. A single room in student apartments is allotted to students (with private bath and shared kitchen). The monthly accommodation... [-]

Shanghai - Economy, Business & Society

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2017 China Shanghai

There is no mistaking Shanghai’s skyline. From the soaring Oriental Pearl Tower to the sweeping Bund across the Huangpu River, Shanghai shimmers with possibility. We invite you to experience first-hand all that this exciting city has to offer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. Overview There is no mistaking Shanghai’s skyline. From the soaring Oriental Pearl Tower to the sweeping Bund across the Huangpu River, Shanghai shimmers with possibility. We invite you to experience first-hand all that this exciting city has to offer. Shanghai is an economic and cultural hub of more than 22 million people. You will learn and communicate in Mandarin and English, while being exposed to the local Shanghai dialect—just one example of the many unique languages and cultures that exist in different regions throughout the country. While in Shanghai, study the diversity and impact that international influences from all over the globe have on Chinese culture. Witness how globalization affects Shanghai and develop a greater understanding of how China’s influence is increasingly affecting the world. You have the opportunity to study on the campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), which is consistently ranked as one of the top five universities in China. SJTU is known for its academic rigor across more than 30 departments. You will take courses in English on the Xihui campus in subjects such as International Business and Relations, Political Science, Urban Studies, and more. Shanghai will be your classroom. Discover the eclectic mix of Eastern and Western influences in the city’s architecture. Explore the Yuyuan Gardens in the Old City to get a sense of Shanghai’s past. Drink at one of the city’s many tea houses. Comparative course-related excursions to Tokyo (fall) or Hong Kong (spring) put the... [-]

Multi-Location - Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago + 2 more

Designed for students interested in business, economics, sociology, and political science, this multi-location interdisciplinary program offers a unique comparative perspective of two of the most notable emerging economies in South America: Santiago, Chile, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. [+]

Overview Designed for students interested in business, economics, sociology, and political science, this multi-location interdisciplinary program offers a unique comparative perspective of two of the most notable emerging economies in South America: Santiago, Chile, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The program begins with orientation in Buenos Aires, where the first half of the program is held, followed by a week-long, course-related trip to Peru, and the second half of the program in Santiago. Learn about the accelerated pace of globalization and economic growth in these markets while experiencing two very different cultures, complete with their own distinct institutions, laws, and business practices and cultures. Both serve as models for both the pitfalls and opportunities surrounding economies in transition within the global marketplace. The required core course, Emerging Economies: A Global Perspective of the Causes, Consequences, and Challenges in Argentina & Chile, runs the entire semester across both locations. The course not only provides the overall framework of the program, but also includes a mock consulting project to help you put to practical use what you are learning in and outside the classroom. You will also choose two of three courses offered in both locations to provide local context to your overall study of emerging economies. Sample courses include Contemporary Argentine History: Politics and Culture in the Construction of National Identity and Economic Transformation in Chile from the late 20th into the 21st Century. In addition, an optional 1-credit basic Spanish course is available to support your integration into to the host... [-]

Seminar in the Sciences

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Norway Moss

This seminar will focus on selected bioethical, economic, environmental and/or political topics as they relate to the sciences, while emphasizing global perspectives and social responsibility. Students will examine the origins, evolution and current trends through multiple modes of information including text, video, podcasts, and other resources. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. This seminar will focus on selected bioethical, economic, environmental and/or political topics as they relate to the sciences, while emphasizing global perspectives and social responsibility. Students will examine the origins, evolution and current trends through multiple modes of information including text, video, podcasts, and other resources. [-]

Extended International Foundation Year in Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences

University of Surrey
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Guildford

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences Extended International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences Extended International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. *Subject to approval Core units Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context. Subject-specific units Business Studies 1 & 2 These units will provide an understanding of the nature and scope of business in society. You will look at the key issues facing new business and best management processes with units focussed on effective management and corporate social responsibility. Economics 1 & 2 These units will introduce you to the basics of economics, from the behaviour of individuals to the national and global economy. Students will gain a better understanding of free market and the role of government in economy. Elective units To complete your Extended International Foundation Year programme you will also study one of the following elective units: Accounting 1 & 2 During these units you will learn about the... [-]

Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year

University of Surrey
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Guildford

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. Core units Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context. Subject-specific units Business Studies 1 & 2 You will look at the operational and strategic problems facing business people in the modern market economy. These units will focus on a wide range of issues, such as management and ethical aspects. Economics 1 & 2 These units introduce you to the basics of economics; economic systems, types of goods, the allocation of resources, elasticity, price controls, types of markets, cost and revenue, economies of scale and market failure. Elective units To complete your Foundation Year programme you will also study one of the following elective units: Accounting 1 & 2 These units provide you with a sound foundation in the principles of financial accounting. Learn about ratio... [-]

GMAT Admissions Test Preparation

Manhattan Prep: GMAT, GRE, LSAT Test Prep
Campus or Online Part time September 2017 USA East Village

Experience a better way to prep for the GMAT. At Manhattan Prep, we believe test prep should be real education that prepares you not just for the test, but also for the challenges you’ll face as you earn your MBA and advance your career. [+]

Pick your best GMAT prep No matter how you like to learn or how much time you have before test day, we have plenty of prep options to get you ready. Prep your way - Available study options GMAT Boot Camp 35 hours of instruction in 2 weeks Available in-person or online Comprehensive study in an accelerated timeline Live GMAT Course – online or in person 27 hours of live instruction Online or in-person classes Ideal for 2+ months before test Interact™ GMAT Course 35+ interactive video lessons on demand Includes all of our books and online resources Ideal for comprehensive self-paced study Private Tutoring 1-on-1 personalized instruction Available in-person and online Ideal for study tailored to your skill level Watch a GMAT study session now [-]

Graduate INTERNATIONAL SEMESTER International economics: innovative technological development

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The programme can be recognized as a semester abroad for foreign participants and a training period for international academic mobility for Russian participants increasing their opportunities to participate in international research projects and international grants. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. Objectives of the programme: - to enhance professional competences of students in the field of economics for their future career in the international business environment; - to provide the participants with intercultural competences of business communication in Russia for tackling a wide range of professional management tasks. Key advantages of the programme: The programme can be recognized as a semester abroad for foreign participants and a training period for international academic mobility for Russian participants increasing their opportunities to participate in international research projects and international grants. The programme gives foreign students the chance to study in international and multinational academic environment, be involved in extracurricular activities at the University and find out more about Russian culture. The programme also provides students with the opportunities to build a strong initial network that can help in starting their careers. [-]

Summer School Program - Developing Intercultural Business Skills

John Naisbitt University
Campus Full time 1 month June 2017 Serbia Belgrade

The program aims to provide the students with solid knowledge of theories and fundamentals of international economy and business, while practicing students’ skills in the simulated intercultural management and negotiation environment, in order to improve their overall international business expertise and experience. [+]

Be inspired by the international environment of this year’s Summer School, as it is an excellent introduction to what it is like to study and work in an interculturally diverse group. This year, our focus is on developing intercultural business skills. Individuals from different cultural backgrounds have different cultural norms, practices and expectations, and to understand and appreciate this is essential for success in international business. Over a four-week period, from mid-June to mid-July, an intensive teaching format with company visits included and several field trips through Serbia, students will develop skills which will enable them to interact effectively and in a acceptable way with others whilst working in groups with various cultural backgrounds. The program aims to provide the students with solid knowledge of theories and fundamentals of international economy and business, while practicing students’ skills in the simulated intercultural management and negotiation environment, in order to improve their overall international business expertise and experience. Dates 17th June to 17th July Enrolment Selection criteria: - Certificate of knowledge of adequate level of English language (could be issued by professor of English language) - Transcript of grades - Confirmation of student status Requirements: - Be at least 18 years old; - Hold a passport that is valid for at least a year; - Visa requirements * - Health insurance - One photo (passport size) *International students are generally required to have a student visitor’s visa, yet some countries are excluded from this requirement. The summer school is a short-term program... [-]

Leadership Training and Development in USA or Canada or UK (Age 14 to 18)

Kingdom Education
Campus Full time Part time July 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge USA Beverly Hills Australia Canberra Sydney Brisbane Melbourne Canada Calgary Westminster Durham Saint Andrews New Zealand Dunedin Auckland Christchurch Wellington Berkeley Hills Amherst + 19 more

This course is for you if you feel that you have the potential to be a leader – or perhaps if others feel it, but you haven’t noticed it yet. We’ll show you some of the skills that you need, and how you can develop these, even if you’re not full of self-confidence just yet. By the end of the course, you’ll notice the difference! [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. Leadership Training and Development in USA or Canada or UK (Age 14 to 18) This course is for you if you feel that you have the potential to be a leader – or perhaps if others feel it, but you haven’t noticed it yet. We’ll show you some of the skills that you need, and how you can develop these, even if you’re not full of self-confidence just yet. By the end of the course, you’ll notice the difference! Leadership and management: You’ll start by considering the variety of leadership roles people take on, and look at the link with management – which is not the same as leadership, though there are important connections. Personality types: Here you’ll find out more about the way personality types are classified, and the implications of these for leadership – and the perhaps surprising fact that many different types of person can succeed in certain leadership roles. Leadership styles: Through a study of some of the great leaders of the past, you’ll identify different styles, and see how people have used their talents and circumstances to achieve prominence and success. Leadership and teamwork: Leadership implies working with others. What are the skills you need to create, and be part of, a great team? Persuasion and negotiation: If people are to follow your lead you need to get them on your side. But sometimes you have to compromise, and even admit that you may be wrong. How do... [-]

Pathway to Staffordshire University

British University Vietnam
Campus Full time 6 weeks September 2017 Vietnam Hanoi

Prepare students to pursue their studies at undergraduate level in the field of economics, management and statistics. The teaching and learning strategies ensure students have sufficient academics rigor to prepare them for degree education. [+]

Prepare students to pursue their studies at undergraduate level in the field of economics, management and statistics. The teaching and learning strategies ensure students have sufficient academics rigor to prepare them for degree education. Develop students’ ability to think critically, logically and creatively, as well as to be disciplined and diligent. Provides students with relevant intellectual challenge and also to develop transferable skills for a lifetime of employment. Course length: 6 weeks. Entry requirements: Completed year 12 IELTS 6.0 or above (no band under 5.5) or equivalent Scholarships HRH Prince Andrew scholarship 04 Full-tuition HRH Prince Andrew scholarships to BUV are awarded each year, valued at above VND 700,000,000 and other partial scholarships are available for high-school leavers. The awardees are selected based on a combination of previous academic performance, relevant experience of community work and the potential to become leaders in the public sector, business and academia. The scholarship programme is named after a member of British royal family – Prince Andrew, Duke of York, UK. President’s Scholarships and Dean’s Scholarships Each Scholarship is worth up to 50% of the BUV’s undergraduate Year 1 tuition fee (and conditional scholarship to Year 2 & 3 basing upon students’ study result). [-]

SAP FICO

Learners Point Training Institute
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

SAP Financials offers students preparing for certification exams and make them familiar with different fields of Financial accounting. The course also helps students already working on SAP Financials master their work. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. SAP Financials offers students preparing for certification exams and make them familiar with different fields of Financial accounting. The course also helps students already working on SAP Financials master their work. Who needs the course Accounts & Finance professionals who are seeking to enhance their knowledge or aspiring for SAP certification. Course outcome SAP financial accounting Introduces users with the functionalities of the field of SAP and or prepare them for certifications exams. Understanding and mastering the principles of Sap Financial Accounting system. Learn Important terms of Financial Accounting practice, Asset Accounting, General ledger, Sub ledger, statement of accounts receivable & payable Synopsis Of How The SAP Finance Module Integrates with other Modules. [-]

Economics, A Level

Richard Huish College
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

It is an exciting time to study Economics. If you are concerned with global issues of trade or climate, the collapse of world stock markets and the future of business then Economics is for you. [+]

Economics A Level Full-time Examining Board: OCR It is an exciting time to study Economics. If you are concerned with global issues of trade or climate, the collapse of world stock markets and the future of business then Economics is for you. You will study a range of issues at a personal, local, national and international level. Here are some of the topics we cover: Markets in action The National and International Economy The Global Economy Transport Economics Economics is one of the top ten choices at university and in the top four for starting salaries after graduation. Students who complete Economics in the main go onto university. Twenty percent who finished college this year chose an Economics course or a related subject. Each year there are students who go to Oxford or Cambridge to study PPE, Economics and Management or Maths and Economics. Economics supports a wide range of courses including Law, International Relations, Finance and Politics. This A Level course is only offered as a two year programme. There is an openness to opinion and questioning. We are allowed to question the theory. A Level Economics student To do this course you need the following: Standard college entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including Maths and English Language [-]

Senior Executive Program (SEP)

Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration
Campus 3 weeks August 2017 Thailand Bangkok Phuket

The Sasin Senior Executive Program (SEP) is founded on the knowledge that an enterprise’s success is the result of a well-balanced combination of short-term operational efficiency and long-term competitive advantage. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economic Studies 2017. Three-Week Residential Program - August 9-29, 2015 The Sasin Senior Executive Program (SEP) is founded on the knowledge that an enterprise’s success is the result of a well-balanced combination of short-term operational efficiency and long-term competitive advantage. To achieve such success, organizations need executives who are masters of management's functional disciplines and who also can navigate today’s volatile marketplace to win. That’s why Sasin created SEP. This intensive three-week residential program is conducted in English and designed to provide executives like you with the most modern, state-of-the-art knowledge and skills to advance your firm and propel your own success. TOPICS - Global Economic Environment - Competitive Marketing Strategies and Global Markets - Leadership and Organizational Change - Leading Innovation - Corporate Financial Decisions - Strategic Management TEACHING METHOD Teaching methods for the SEP program are as diverse as the nature of management itself. Formal lectures and presentations certainly are used. Films, exercises, and plenary reporting may also accompany some sessions. More frequently, SEP participants will be asked to review case studies of actual company situations. Group discussion of these cases is a critical activity, for most management decisions typically are made in groups. Consequently, small discussion groups will meet regularly in the evening during this three-week session. [-]