Online Class: Economics — Complete Edition

The purpose of this course is to equip you with a working understanding of economics and its myriad of business and personal applications.

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Course Description

This course bundle includes the following courses: You may take these courses in any order you like. If you purchase the CEU Certificate option, you'll receive a separate CEU Certificate for each course you successfully complete.

Unlocking the World of Economics: Your Gateway to Financial Acumen and Savvy Decision-Making

The realm of economics, often perceived as complex and intimidating, holds the keys to understanding the pulse of our global society. From the choices we make as consumers to the strategies countries adopt to foster growth, economics plays a monumental role. It influences policy decisions, drives business strategies, and affects our everyday lives in ways many don't realize.

Indeed, our daily actions—whether choosing a coffee brand or buying a house—are shaped by economic undercurrents. Recognizing these forces, understanding their origins, and forecasting their impacts isn't just a skill, it's a superpower. And this comprehensive course is designed to grant you that power.

Why Economics Matters:

The significance of economics has never been more pronounced. Given the accelerating globalization and increasing interdependence of economies, our world has become an intertwined web of economic activities. According to the World Bank, global GDP reached $87.55 trillion in 2019. Such staggering numbers underscore the magnitude of economic transactions happening every minute. Yet, for many, the mechanics behind these numbers remain a mystery.

A common misbelief is that economics is only for policymakers or business magnates. In reality, the principles of economics touch everyone. From understanding why a particular toy is priced a certain way to grasping the implications of a change in interest rates on one's mortgage, economic literacy empowers individuals to make informed decisions.

Course Overview:

This holistic course sheds light on the multifaceted world of economics, offering a blend of foundational concepts and real-world applications. Here's a glimpse of the knowledge journey awaiting you:

  1. Understanding Economics: Delve into its definition, rich history, and the diverse forms economics has taken over the years.

  2. Diverse Schools of Thought: Explore various perspectives that have shaped economic thinking across eras.

  3. World Economic Systems: Compare and contrast global economic mechanisms, understanding their nuances and impacts.

  4. The U.S. Economic Landscape: Uncover the pillars of one of the world's most influential economies.

  5. Micro and Macro Dynamics: Understand the intricacies of individual economic agents versus broader economic perspectives.

  6. Federal Reserve System: Gain insights into the pivotal institution that steers the U.S. economy.

  7. Economic Metrics: Learn about GNP, GDP, and why they matter in gauging a nation's economic health.

  8. Supply, Demand, and Beyond: Master the foundational principles governing market dynamics.

  9. Interest, Inflation, and Investment: Decode financial terminologies and their implications on economies and individual financial health.

  10. Economic Policies: Explore how nations stimulate growth, manage inflation, and ensure economic stability.

  11. Investing and Financial Markets: Equip yourself with knowledge to navigate the world of investments confidently.

  12. Public Finance and Taxation: Understand the role of government in economic management and how taxation impacts societies.

  13. Future of Economics: Dive into economic forecasting, indicators, and the exciting union of statistics and econometrics.

Empowerment through Knowledge:

With this course, you won't just learn economic theories; you'll be equipped to interpret the world around you, predict market trends, and make informed decisions, whether personal or business-related. If you've ever dreamt of being an entrepreneur or simply aspire to manage your finances better, this course is your comprehensive guide.

Join us and demystify the complex world of economics, transforming it from a dense subject into an invaluable tool for your future. With our comprehensive approach, we ensure you grasp the essence of economics, making it a valuable ally in your decision-making arsenal.

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  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
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  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define economics.
  • Summarize the history of economics.
  • Describe the ten major principles of economics.
  • Describe the components in Societal Economy.
  • Summarize Global Economies.
  • Compare and contrast Micro and Macro Economics.
  • Describe the Federal Reserve System.
  • Define the Gross National Product (GNP) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
  • Describe the Supply and Demand Model.
  • Define Supply and Demand Curves and Elasticity.
  • Define Marginalism.
  • Describe Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy.
  • Summarize Economic Growth, Stimulus and Stabilization.
  • Describe Interest Rates and their impact on economy.
  • Summarize Inflation and Deflation and their impact on economy.
  • Describe Financial Markets and Investing.
  • Summarize taxation structures.
  • Describe public finance and its impact on the economy.
  • Compare and contrast Statistics and Econometrics.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Additional Course Information

Online CEU Certificate
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  • Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
  • Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
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  • Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
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Course Title: Economics: Complete Edition
Course Number: 7550317
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: March 2024
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 3.2 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Course Fee: $170.00 U.S. dollars

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Student Testimonials

  • "Loved it, the course taught me quite a lot" -- Emeriza G.
  • "Everything was helpful. Instructor was great! Thanks!" -- Marcus M.
  • "A very good course indeed. The instructor is an expert who is kind enough to make the course easier to learn. Thank you.. For me, all parts are equally helpful. I consider each topic as integral part to the whole course." -- Geraldito G.
  • "Great overview of economics. I learned a lot. What an amazing instructor. His classes are well written and teach a lot and he grades fast." -- Sarah K.
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  • "I enjoyed the course and the ability to go at my own pace. I particularly liked the recommended links and the reference to the self teaching guide. I thought these were very helpful and an added benefit." -- Pamela R.
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