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Economics courses are designed for those seeking additional skills and knowledge, looking for career advancement, a career change, or strengthening a resume. There are a variety of economics courses that award degrees, diplomas, or certificates and have varying study options, including full-time, part-time, online, and distance learning. Economics courses are available at academic institutions around the world, providing valuable international experience that can be important in the competitive job market. 
Economics courses offer a variety of options for areas of specialization, including public policy, funding policy, statistical methods, econometrics, economic development, and currency. Program lengths and requirements may vary greatly depending on the specific program.

Take a look through the economic courses below and you may find a program that will help you advance your skills and career! Take that next step towards your goals today!

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Short Courses in Finance

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time 4 days Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economics 2017. Short Courses in Finance LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. You will soon be able to apply what you’ve learned to your current workplace, or use your new knowledge to boost your CV. Course Requirements Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience English language – Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only) *Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered. [-]

Sydney Direct Enrollment - University Of New South Wales

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters July 2017 Australia Sydney

Our study abroad programs in Sydney offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in the prestigious University of New South Wales with access to a vast array of course offerings across hundreds of disciplines. [+]

Overview Take advantage of your chance to live and learn in one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world—Sydney! Enjoy Sydney’s comfortable climate (warm summers and mild winters), world-renowned beaches (think: Bondi, Manly, and Coogee), and iconic spots around the city (the Rocks, Harbour Bridge, and the Royal Botanical Gardens). Our study abroad programs in Sydney offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in the prestigious University of New South Wales with access to a vast array of course offerings across hundreds of disciplines. Sydney will also be your classroom. Enjoy the city’s robust music scene with a performance at the world-renowned Sydney Opera House. Visit one of the many museums, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Art Gallery of New South Wales to see some of the country’s great works of art. Soak in the beauty of Sydney’s landscape by walking the path from Coogee to Bondi Beach—or, better yet, climb to the top of the Harbour Bridge. Field trips to iconic destinations like the Blue Mountains, Royal National Park, and the Great Barrier Reef round our your study abroad experience. You can also enroll in an internship, which includes time spent working at your placement in addition to an academic seminar that helps you contextualize what you're learning. We want you to feel at home in Sydney, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From housing to cultural events, our job is to make... [-]

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 Economics 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. [-]

Excel for Retail

Fashion Retail Academy (FRA)
Campus Full time 1 day August 2017 United Kingdom London

This 1 day workshop covers the more complex theory commonly used within Retail Fashion Buying and Merchandising departments. [+]

This 1 day workshop covers the more complex theory commonly used within Retail Fashion Buying and Merchandising departments. Through a combination of theory, discussion and practical examples, the workshop demonstrates that excel is vital to fashion retail. The course is structured around real-life business scenarios to put the theory into context. The course will include: Creating excel formulas ​ Functions Formatting ​ Working with tables ​ Workbooks ​ Printing and saving The course is delivered by experienced tutors who are industry experts in the field of buying. The following aspects are covered: The Basics - Getting started, terminology, typing in a cell, selecting an area, inserting/deleting rows and columns Creating Excel Formulas - Creating excel formulas, the basics =+-/*, drag/fill, BODMAS, the use of brackets, fixing cells Functions - Auto sum/fill, if statements, Vlookup Formatting - Bold, shading, font, borders, number formatting £, % decimal places, wrapping text, conditional formatting Working with Tables - Freeze panes, split screens, pivot tables Workbooks - Editing sheets, grouping sheets, calculations between worksheets Printing & Saving - Print area, fit per page, gridlines, headers and footers, saving Suitable for: Over 18 years of age, beginner. Pre-course prep In preparation for the course arrange to visit and compare some of the different retail areas in London including, Bond Street, Oxford Street and Westfield (White City or Stratford). Please Bring: Pen and notebook Calculator Duration 1 Day: 10.00am - 4.30pm (including lunch break) [-]

CISA Certified Information System Auditor

Leoron Professional Development Institute
Campus or Online Full time 5 days September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai London USA New York Sweden Jönköping Germany Munich Austria Innsbruck Stuttgart Stockholm Turkey Istanbul Spain Barcelona Norway Oslo Frankfurt am Main Gothenburg + 19 more

This training course is of high value for both individuals who would like to invest in their future and keen to join the community of senior information technology leaders and consultants. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economics 2017. This training course is of high value for both individuals who would like to invest in their future and keen to join the community of senior information technology leaders and consultants. The Certified information systems auditor (CISA) certification is highly appreciated from highly reputable firms; on the other hand this course is also of high value for firms who care to extend their workers capabilities in order to build and sustain quality and secured informational services; which for sure will enrich organization differentiation and facilitate e-business transformation. COURSE OBJECTIVES Introduce IT Audit as a science, practices and profession will be introduced to candidates, in addition to globally accepted Audit practices. Share practical experiences about conducting and managing IT Audit assignments according to the profession ethics and standards. Introduce IT security key concepts and principles as well as treatment strategies as per the ISACA frameworks. Readiness to pass the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) exam conducted by information systems audit and control association - USA. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? IT Managers/ Security managers/ IT Project Managers IS/IT Auditors Public accountants and auditors IS/IT Consultants IT Quality management staff IT technical staff who aspire to IT leadership All aspirants for leading IT positions 5 KEY TAKE AWAYS A different look at IT as a “business enabler”, and how to converge it with business goals and objectives. Trainees will became aware about set of topics and knowledge areas in IT governance and its operational management. Realise the key... [-]

AAT Level 2

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 22 - 25  September 2017 United Kingdom London

The AAT Level 2 course covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques from costing as well as double entry book keeping to computerised accounting. The course will also provide you with practical and theoretical understanding of systems in the modern workplace. [+]

Our Accounting Courses range from Beginner to Advanced level and are aimed at people who work or who wish to work in a role that requires Accountancy skills. Kensington and Chelsea College has been accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to deliver its accounting qualifications. AAT is a professional qualification and membership body. Its qualifications give students practical skills to work in a range of finance and accounting jobs. People with AAT qualifications go on to work at all levels and in all sectors of the economy with some running their own accountancy practices. Only AAT Approved training providers are allowed to deliver the AAT Accounting Qualification and they must first go through a rigorous verification process. We are delighted to be offering the AAT Accounting Qualification. Our tutors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in training accountancy students. Jane Scott Paul, AAT Chief Executive said: ‘Every business needs well trained finance staff and an AAT qualification demonstrates to a prospective employer that you have the skills to do job. Gaining a recognised accountancy qualification with AAT is the first step into a professional finance career.’ The AAT Level 2 course covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques from costing as well as double entry book keeping to computerised accounting. The course will also provide you with practical and theoretical understanding of systems in the modern workplace. AAT Level 2 comprises of 5 papers (Basic Accounting 1, Basic Accounting 2, Basic Costing, Computerised Accounting and... [-]

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 Economics 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 analysis,... [-]

Professional Postgraduate Degree in International Finance

RISEBA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

The programme develops students’ ability to successfully in international environment, by majoring in accounting and financial analysis. Our recent experience shows that graduates are successfully employed in other sectors as well or set up and lead their own business... [+]

The programme develops students’ ability to successfully in international environment, by majoring in accounting and financial analysis. Our recent experience shows that graduates are successfully employed in other sectors as well or set up and lead their own business. The programme is intended to provide general knowledge on international environment, by involving study courses of International Strategic Management, International Project Management, Information Technologies and Risks, Leadership, Innovation and Creativity, Cultural Negotiations, Business Meets Arts, etc. The specialised courses in finance involve aspects on Management Accounting and Analysis, Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Management and Wealth Planning. The courses are designed to prepare the students for the CFA exam requirements. 3 Palmes Of Excellence - EXCELLENT business school with reinforcing international influence Degree awarded: Professional Postgraduate Degree in International Finance Professional qualification: English Form of study: Full time evening studies International opportunities: One semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme) Why RISEBA, why International Finance? dual degree opportunities with the Kedge Business School – possibility to spend one semester in France and obtain two diplomas by using the ERASMUS scholarship extensive range of international exchange programs with international partner institutions the only higher education institution in Latvia, being a member of the Association of Accountants of the Republic of Latvia, the programme elaborated basing on their recommendations the only programme in Latvia, providing students an opportunity to participate in the CFA Research Challenge and to meet the CFA Institute Representatives for better preparation of the CFA exams strong cooperation with the industry... [-]

PDip Actuarial Science

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economics 2017. PDip Actuarial Science A firm foundation for studying more advanced actuarial subjects... Covering the core skills and technical actuarial knowledge required to make a career in industry, the Actuarial Science PDip programme enables you to gain exemptions from subjects CT1 to CT8 of the UK Actuarial Profession's examinations. It could cut short the time taken to qualify as an actuary by as much as three years. Optional modules include training in the use of PROPHET, the industry's leading actuarial software package. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science, MSc in Applied Actuarial Science and International Master’s are all fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; they also provide a fast-track route to qualifying as an actuary, because students who achieve a high enough overall mark in these programmes can obtain exemptions from the professional examinations included within their studies. Course structure The PDip covers the syllabus of the Core Technical Stage of the professional examinations and offers exemptions from eight subjects (subjects CT1 to CT8 inclusive). Although you only need to take 120 credits (equivalent to a minimum of four subjects leading to the professional examinations) for the Diploma, you can take further subjects for exemption purposes. If you take fewer than 120 credits, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate in Actuarial Science. Assessment Assessment is usually by a mixture of coursework and examination; exact weightings vary from module to module. Learning outcomes Programme aims This programme aims to: give you... [-]

Short course - Finance

European School of Economics
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Italy Rome Milan Florence Spain Madrid United Kingdom London + 5 more

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. [+]

The ESE Specialised Programme in Finance is aimed at aspiring fund managers and professional investment analysts and examines the principles of financing and investment decisions and their impact across a broad range of contemporary management issues. Students not only examine the external causes and effects of wealth, but more importantly are urged to look at the invisible inner causes. This programme provides a synthesis of financial policy into a strategy, which integrates organisational purpose and goals. The focus of the course is on current thinking regarding valuation of the firm, investment decision processes, financing, and dividend policy, asset management, financial strategies and portfolio theory. This course also covers financial analysis, planning, and the concept of risk. It includes the formation and use of current assets, working capital, and credit policy. Financial management includes the understanding of long term financing instruments and the capital structure. Intake Dates: January, April, September Course Structure Students will take four of the following modules: Multinational Corporate Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Value Assessment Investment Risk Management International Project Management Course Duration: One Academic Term Mode of Delivery: Each module consists of 100 hours of learning; 30 hours are spent in lectures/seminars and the remaining time is devoted to directed learning activities, final assessment preparation and self-study. Entry Requirements: Application form, completed correctly A first degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent level professional qualification* Resume / CV + personal statement Two letters of recommendation IELTS/ TOEFL score Three photographs (passport size) Photocopy of passport/ID Application... [-]

Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences [+]

Best Course Studies in Economics 2017. Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences Title Duration Price Admission Requirements Contact Programme in Commercial Accounting February to November R15000 Grade 12 Diploma endorsement plus the required Admission Points Score (APS) APS – 18 (Mathematics) or 20 (Mathematical Literacy) Mrs M Vermaak / Mr H Coovadia mvermaak@ uj.ac.za Competition Economics 1 week in one semester per year R11350 BCom, BCom (Law), LLB or the equivalent and a background in competition law and policy. Dr Simon Roberts sroberts@ uj.ac.za Advanced Property Financial Concepts 3 days R5280 Intermediate Property Financial Concepts SLP​ Mr Marno Booyens marnob@ uj.ac.za Analysing Industrial Clustering for Economic Development 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​​​ Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Applied Econometric Analysis and Forecasting 1 week R12000 BCom in Economics Experience in the field of economics, introduction to econometrics, statistics or business Applicants will be subject to an internal selection process Basic knowledge of economics, statistics or mathematics ​ Prof Lumengo Bonga- Bonga lbonga@ uj.ac.za Applied Private-Public Partnerships for Local Economic Development (LED) 3 – 5 days contact / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and Internal selection process Recommended SLP: Introduction to LED Minimum attendants: 18 Transport / accommodation / catering costs are excluded ​​​ Dr Marius Venter mventer@ uj.ac.za Applied Project Management for Local Economic Development (LED) 3 – 5 days contact /... [-]

Revenue Management Course

CESAE Business & Tourism School
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 120 hours March 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

Revenue Management Course is a training program with more than ten years of evolution and development, highly specialized in the operational management of revenue as a result of evolution and demand within the responsibility of the Revenue Manager and the hotel industry. [+]

Revenue Management course Revenue Management Course is a training program with more than ten years of evolution and development, highly specialized in the operational management of revenue as a result of evolution and demand within the responsibility of the Revenue Manager and the hotel industry. The design of the course was launched after a thorough analysis of training programs in Revenue Management offered by some of the best international universities in tourism training, which we have added the professional experience of everyday life of the profession, getting integrate reality of our hotel sector in the classroom. All under the guidance and collaboration of Revenue Managers prestigious national and international (see the reviews of our tutors and collaborators). Revenue management studies in CESAE with the most innovative technological tools This program is aimed at students from a practical perspective, where you can use all the technological tools used in day to day, plus the collaboration of the leading suppliers in the sector activity Revenue Manager: Avail Pro, Bookassist and Ota Insight Choose your profession. He works as revenue management in the best hotels All our masters, programs and courses are taught using an online methodology, plus the added possibility of voluntary assistance to factories of actual practice: All based primarily on solving practical cases, through the use of simulations with our Parameterized tools, allows not only implement all learned concepts (students work individually and in groups and act as the revenue managers of certain hotels, with situations that simulate everyday reality),... [-]

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Economics 2017. 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... [-]

(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. [+]

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 every class to comply with the attendance... [-]

Sustainable Local Economic Development: Supporting Firms and Farms (LED)

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Part time 3 weeks May 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Rationale of the Training Course - Sustainable Local Economic Development: The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. [+]

Rationale of the training course

The focus of this course is on creating and managing multi-stakeholder processes that take place in the local and regional urban economy. Regions and localities are faced with two mayor trends in opposite directions: internationalisation and decentralisation. Internationalisation exacerbates the interactions between the global and the local levels but operates selectively. It includes only those actors that participate in networks in which competitiveness drives constant transformations and restructuring. Decentralisation is a means to coping with complexity and a reaction to growing demands for greater responsiveness and sustainability by citizens, clients and consumers. The two trends have changed the ways in which the multiple stakeholders relate to each other in the local and regional economy. Competition and cooperation are blended in the links between firms, between firms and state and non-state actors. The central concern for the governance of sustainable local economic development is to create synergies between the policies and interventions of business, state and non-state or civic actors. These come together around specific opportunities for local economic development for small and medium sized enterprises.... [-]