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Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

Those who study economics first and foremost learn the differences between microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics involves the behavior of individual markets, such as households and firms, and their interactions. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, involves looking at the entire economy as a whole.

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Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year

University of Surrey International Study Centre
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 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. [+]

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.... [-]


A Level Economics Course

UK Open College
Online Part time 700 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This full A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. Adapt your studies to work and family commitments to suit. [+]

This full A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. Adapt your studies to work and family commitments to suit.

Develop an interest and enthusiasm for economics and its contribution to the wider economic and social environment Develop an understanding of a range of concepts and acquire an ability to use these concepts in a variety of different contexts Develop an enquiring, critical and thoughtful 'economist's mind' Practise skills, qualities and attitudes which will equip them for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life Develop an understanding of current economic issues, problems and institutions that affect everyday life Apply economic concepts and theories in a range of contexts and appreciate their value and limitations in explaining real-world phenomena Analyse, explain and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the market economy and the role of government within it Qualification: A Level Economics (9EC0) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes Awarding Body: Edexcel Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades Syllabus ... [-]

Course: Senior Executive Program (SEP)

Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration
Campus 3 weeks August 2019 Thailand Bangkok Pa Tong

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Unpad's Summer Program

Universitas Padjadjaran
Campus Full time 1 week July 2019 Indonesia Bandung

Universitas Padjadjaran would like to invite you to our Summer Program in Bandung, Indonesia. This program is one of our projects to show our international links in a compact 7-days program conducted in English language on the campus. [+]

Universitas Padjadjaran's Summer Program

Universitas Padjadjaran would like to invite you to our Summer Program in Bandung, Indonesia. This program is one of our projects to show our international links in a compact 7-days program conducted in English language on the campus. We offer an exciting Summer Program which includes sport, cultural, and social activities such as traditional dance and music instrument lesson, Indonesian language lesson, Bandung historical walk, hiking, and many more. We also offer academic program which you can choose what might you interest in; 1. Mathematics and Natural Science: "Super Camp on Material Science" 2. Geology: "Geology on Volcanic Environment in West Java" 3. Pharmacy: "Indonesian Medicinal Plant" 4. Economics and Business: "Creative Industries" At the end of the program you will get the opportunity to join our post tour, to the Indonesian Island of the Gods, most well known as Bali where you will have a sightseeing and free time program to enjoy this beautiful part of Indonesia.... [-]


Undergraduate Course - Economics

EAN University
Online January 2019 Colombia Bogotá

The Economics virtual academic program, emphasized on finance, is one of the first virtual academic programs offered in Colombia in this academic field. Besides seeking a response to the business

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The Economics virtual academic program emphasized on finance, is one of the first virtual academic programs offered in Colombia in this academic field. Besides seeking a response to the business needs of our country, it also aims at developing its academic activities with the purpose of training enterprising professionals throughout the country. This academic program pretends to train professionals in economics under a new vision adaptable to the changing world economy, and integrate regions in the academic training process of this kind of programs.

Universidad EAN offers this program for the purposes as follows:

Train professionals in economics for them to be able to master, amongst other, financial management techniques so necessary to work both in the public and the private sectors, as well as have traditional theoretical and analytical academic training.... [-]


Online Course: Economics & Banking for Managers

University Of The Free State Business School Online
Online Full time 2 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Bloemfontein

Economics & Banking for Managers aims to provide participants with a good understanding of the main role players in the economy, the rationale behind decisions taken by them, and examining different types of markets (microeconomics). [+]

Economics & Banking for Managers

Economics & Banking for Managers aims to provide participants with a good understanding of the main role players in the economy, the rationale behind decisions taken by them, and examining different types of markets (microeconomics). It also focusses on understanding the economy as a whole and investigating the meaning and interpretation of economic growth, inflation, exchange rates, etc (macroeconomics).

Schedule

The Economics & Banking for Managers program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.

Assessment

The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.... [-]


Course in Global Prosperity Beyond GDP

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

How can we think beyond GDP and build a prosperous economy that works better for people and the planet? Find out with this course. [+]

Discover how we can build a better world by focusing on prosperity, not wealth.

Economic growth is no longer the best indicator of broader success. By 2050, the global population will reach 10 billion, and we may face an environmental crisis. If we are to thrive, and not just survive, into the next century, we will need new tools and new ways of thinking to tackle the challenges of today and ensure a successful and prosperous future for everyone.

On this course, you will look at other approaches to defining success for society, examining how we must aim for a broader notion of prosperity at both a personal and planetary level.

What topics will you cover?

Week 1

The origins and future of GDP The Democratic Deficit The state as the guardian of prosperity ... [-]

Course in Exploring Economics: Will the Next Generation Be Worse Off?

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time November 2019 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Will the next generation be better or worse off than their parents? Look at both sides of the debate and decide for yourself. [+]

Explore the economic outlook for the next generation and how to improve it.

The next generation faces uncertain economic prospects. This online course explains why.

You’ll get an introduction to the global economy, how it experiences spikes and dips in economic growth and how this affects prosperity worldwide.

We will look at reasons to be optimistic and reasons to be pessimistic. We will discuss to what extent the next generation can expect to be better or worse off than the current generation.

You’ll get to share your views on what’s more likely and hear how prominent economists and other scholars can have different views on this question.

What topics will you cover? Reality check: why the next generation is likely to be worse off What might lie ahead: an unequal society incapable of innovation Why the market will not save us and the need for government intervention A history of government failures: learning from past mistakes Rethinking economic growth and economic policy A new approach to promote growth and support socioeconomic transformation What will you achieve? ... [-]

Course in The Digital Economy: Selling Through Customer Insight

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

No matter how sophisticated your marketing is, if it doesn’t result in attracting customers, then your business is set to fail. This free online course applies fresh thinking to how marketing and selling activities combine to create customers who keep coming back. [+]

No matter how sophisticated your marketing is, if it doesn’t result in attracting customers, then your business is set to fail. This free online course applies fresh thinking to how marketing and selling activities combine to create customers who keep coming back.

Build a holistic view of your customers

Perspectives on the role and behaviour of customers are changing, with marketers drawing on increasingly powerful information systems to build a holistic view of consumers.

In this course, you will develop an understanding of how customer relationship management breeds business development success and will critically evaluate accepted wisdom on how marketing influences customers. You will also learn how selling has transitioned from being a ‘foot in the door’ to having a ‘finger on the pulse’, using insight-driven approaches to win those all-important sales.... [-]


Course in The Digital Economy: Finance for Business Growth

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks November 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Every business needs cash to grow and develop. Some businesses are able to find enough cash from their own operations to take advantage of growth opportunities. Others might need to use external sources of finance, like a bank loan. How does a business make robust decisions about borrowing? [+]

Every business needs cash to grow and develop. Some businesses are able to find enough cash from their own operations to take advantage of growth opportunities. Others might need to use external sources of finance, like a bank loan. How does a business make robust decisions about borrowing?

Evaluate how to fund your business investment

Whether you are managing a micro business, a small- or medium-sized company, or a large corporation, this free online course will guide you through the finance options to help you evaluate what type of funding is suitable for your business investment and how to develop a funding strategy to make the right decision about the type of borrowing for your business. You will consider the role of traditional and alternative finance options and learn to use financial statements to assess the financial health of a business. You will also learn to use cash flow forecasts to help you make decisions about managing a business’ finances.... [-]


Course in The Politics of Economics and the Economics of Politicians

FutureLearn
Online Part time 3 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

In this three-week course, Sir Vince Cable and a team of leading economists at the University of Nottingham will explain the links between politics and economics. You will explore these links by looking at the work of major political figures and the key economic ideas they adopted. [+]

How does economics impact on politicians? And how do politicians impact on economics? In this three-week course, Sir Vince Cable and a team of leading economists at the University of Nottingham will explain the links between politics and economics. You will explore these links by looking at the work of major political figures and the key economic ideas they adopted.

Find out about the links between politicians and economics

You will study both contemporary economics – for example exploring responses to the financial crisis of 2008 – and some of the political leaders who have put key economic theories into practice throughout history. These are political figures from around the world who have changed economic history, including Alexander Hamilton, Sir Robert Peel, the Mejii Emperor, FD Roosevelt, Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping. The economic policies and practices of these former leaders are still having an impact on our world today.... [-]


Course: Design for Sustainability Online Course - Economic Dimension

Gaia Education
Online Full time Part time 8 weeks March 2019 United Kingdom Forres Canada Shawnigan Lake Thailand Prachuap Khiri Khan Brazil Rio de Janeiro + 7 more

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and yearn to open the door to these new possibilities then our e-learning programme is for you. [+]

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to the redesign of our economic systems. If you feel stuck or uncertain about what you can do and want to take part in this redesign, our e-learning programme is for you.

An increasing amount of people know that our current economic system is no longer sustainable, yet awareness of viable alternatives is spreading slowly. Our aim is to give you a better understanding of those alternatives and the true meaning of economy and wealth. Participants will learn about existing systems and tools that are useful and will explore what it might take to re-design those that have proven dysfunctional.... [-]


Summer Economics Courses in California

University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Campus Full time 6 - 12 weeks June 2019 USA Irvine

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! [+]

Best Courses in Economics 2019. Summer Economics Courses in California S1 ECON 13 Global Economy S1 ECON 15A Probability and Statistics in Economics I S1 ECON 15B Probability and Statistics in Economics II S1 ECON 25 The Economics of Accounting Decisions S1 ECON 100A Intermediate Economics I S1 ECON 100B Intermediate Economics II S1 ECON 100C Intermediate Economics III S1 ECON 122A Applied Econometrics I S1 ECON 122A Applied Econometrics II S1 ECON 132A Introduction to Financial Investments S1 ECON 134A Corporate Finance S1 ECON 149W Cultural Economics S1 ECON 161A Money and Banking S2 ECON 13 Global Economy S2 ECON 15A Probability and Statistics in Economics I S2 ECON 15B Probability and Statistics in Economics II S2 ECON 20A Basic Economics I S2 ECON 25 The Economics of Accounting Decisions S2 ECON 100A Intermediate Economics I S2 ECON 100B Intermediate Economics II S2 ECON 100C Intermediate Economics III S2 ECON 116A Game Theory I S2 ECON 122A Applied Econometrics I S2 ECON 122B Applied Econometrics II S2 ECON 135 Mathematics of Finance S2 ECON 140 Managerial Economics S2 ECON 157 Economic Development S2 ECON 167 International Trade and Commercial Policy Why Study at UCI? ... [-]

Intensive Course on Unconventional Monetary Policy

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 days September 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Unconventional Monetary Policy’s faculty includes some of the leading academics and economists in the area of monetary policy, with extensive experience in policymaking institutions such as the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. [+]

About

In recent years, after reducing their reference interest rates at nearly 0%, most central banks designed a variety of novel monetary policy tools to fight recessions, including communication strategies, credit policies, and large-scale asset purchases. These new measures often referred to as “unconventional” monetary policies. The objective of this course is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the state-of-the-art research on different types of unconventional policies, of their costs and benefits, and of their effects on financial and aggregate economic variables.

The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Unconventional Monetary Policy’s faculty includes some of the leading academics and economists in the area of monetary policy, with extensive experience in policymaking institutions such as the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. Instructors include:... [-]


Intensive Course on Energy Economics: Current Methods and Policy Challenges

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 days September 2019 Spain Barcelona

The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Energy Economics: Current Methods and Policy Challenges serves as a forum for participants to discuss the main challenges facing the energy sector. The course also provides participants with a deep understanding of the main concepts and tools needed to analyze the performance of energy markets. Relevant global regulatory experiences in the energy sector are used to illustrate the main topics of the course. [+]

About

The Barcelona GSE Intensive Course on Energy Economics: Current Methods and Policy Challenges serves as a forum for participants to discuss the main challenges facing the energy sector. The course also provides participants with a deep understanding of the main concepts and tools needed to analyze the performance of energy markets. Relevant global regulatory experiences in the energy sector are used to illustrate the main topics of the course.

The faculty includes leading academic economists and practitioners with extensive expertise in the area.

Key benefits

Energy markets are at a crossroads. Technology change is having a dramatic impact in the energy industry: the contribution of renewable energies has grown rapidly during the last five years, and new sources of gas are been found. This poses new challenges for market design and environmental policy. Energy has to be affordable, sustainable and secure and yet no single country or region has found the recipe to achieve this triple objective. Do electricity markets fail and if so why? Do regulators need new instruments to guide investment incentives and if so which? How should the efforts towards increasing energy efficiency be undertaken? Is retail competition in the energy sector feasible and desirable? The regulatory debate in electricity markets is as open and exciting as ever.... [-]