Course in Economics in Africa

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Economics

A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

The study of economics is one which is very valuable to today’s society. Economic principles can be applied to a broad range of institutions, including health care, government, finance, business, politics, and even religion. All of these agencies require time and expenses, and thus can be view with an economic outlook.

Can any other region can match the variety and dimension of Africa? With imitable history, landscape and cultural contributions, hardly any regions offer a study abroad encounter that is more challenging or more satisfying in terms of studying.

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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.... [-]


Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Economic and Financial Sciences [+]

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 / 6 months R10500 Grade 12 and... [-]

Short Course: Globalisation, Governance & Development

Sustainability Institute
Campus Full time 6 days July 2019 South Africa Stellenbosch

During the course, we will explore the diversity of paradigms in heterodox economics, emerging thinking in the World Academy of Art and Science, post-GDP debates, different modes of long-wave thinking, global green transformation and proposals for radical change. This course will help participants understand the global debates about alternatives to the current crisis-ridden global economic order. [+]

During the course, we will explore the diversity of paradigms in heterodox economics, emerging thinking in the World Academy of Art and Science, post-GDP debates, different modes of long-wave thinking, global green transformation and proposals for radical change.

This course will help participants understand the global debates about alternatives to the current crisis-ridden global economic order.

This course is presented by Mark Swilling, a Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Development in the School of Public Leadership, University of Stellenbosch and Academic Director of the Master’s Programme in Sustainable Development that is delivered at the Institute.

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Short Course: Applied Economics

Sustainability Institute
Campus Full time 6 days July 2019 South Africa Stellenbosch

During this course participants will be provided with an understanding of South Africa’s political economy, looking at four dimensions that influence how it is shaped. At the end of the course, the participants will be able to understand the way different economic paradigms have shaped the way South Africa’s economy is understood, including economic policy making; apply the concepts they have learnt to analyse the economic challenges South Africa faces, in particular, the need for inclusive structural transformation; engage in the debates about economic policy alternatives to the current focus on capital-intensive infrastructure investments via State Owned Enterprises. [+]

During this course participants will be provided with an understanding of South Africa’s political economy, looking at four dimensions that influence how it is shaped.

This, presented by Prof. Mark Swilling, will entail an understanding of four dimensions of this endeavour: (a) the way South African economic history has been understood from a political economy perspective; (b) the dynamics of post-1994 economic policy making and why the challenge of radical economic restructuring has not been adequately addressed; (c) the challenge of state capture from the perspective of the literature on neo-patrimonialism; and (d) potential alternatives, including industrial policy, radical green economy developments, ‘radical economic transformation’ and Fanonist perspectives on resistance and change.... [-]