Short Courses in Economics

Economics is a science that was born in the Ancient Greece and developed into a complex study of financial entities. The objects of study are economic agents and their particular activity, as well as their evolution. Microeconomics, the field that studies the basic elements of the markets, including agents, while macroeconomics focuses on the entire economy and the factors that affect it. Microeconomics and macroeconomics are the two main sub-disciplines of economy.

Business schools and universities provide in depth degrees in economics at all degree levels. Students who enrol in a Master degree in economy have the chance to identify all factors that influence the financial world and to also specialize in one of the field that economics applies to, such as education, law, social institutions, science and others.

After they earn a Master’s degree in economics, graduates find employment as accountants, financial risk analysts, economists or financial specialists in all companies of the market, regardless of their activity field.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Highlights of Law and Economics Certificate Highlights of Law and Economics
  • Jul 2016
  • National € 1,430
  • International € 1,430
  • 12 days

This Highlights of Law and Economics course from China Europe International Summer School (CEISS) aims to give advanced bachelor and master students (Law, Economics) an insight into the effects of rules, or the lack of these, on the (European) economy, and vice versa, i.e. into how the economy affects rule-making, and to make students familiar with the career opportunities after a Master in Law & Economics or Economics & Law.

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Why Economies Rise or Fall Short Course Why Economies Rise or Fall
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

How can a nation create the conditions for economic growth and prosperity, improving people's lives on both the individual and national levels? And what, once these conditions are achieved, can it do to sustain this progress? Do any of the many "isms" under which we organize our economic philosophies hold the answer?

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New Economic Powers (Online) Certificate New Economic Powers (Online)
  • Jan 2017
  • EEA £ 245 per year
  • International £ 295 per year
  • 3 months

In the global economy of the 21st century, Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) are suddenly emerging as major players, shaking up the existing order, and generating waves of uncertainty around the world. Will the U.S., Japan, and Europe be surpassed by these new economic powers? How did these countries achieve their success? Will that success last? What lessons can be learned from their strategies? And how will the world be reshaped by their emergence?

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Pharmacoeconomics Certificate Pharmacoeconomics
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 950 per module
  • International € 950 per module
  • 5 days

Pharmacoeconomics from Utrecht Summer School provides a broad perspective of the field of health economics (specific pharmacoeconomics), including a variety of subjects from views of the different stakeholders to more in-depth methodological approaches, illustrated with examples and exercises.

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Global Economic Issues Short Course Global Economic Issues
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA £ 1,480 per module
  • International £ 1,480 per module
  • 1 months

Does minimum wage legislation lead to job losses? Was the United States justified in its protection of its steel industry through high import tariffs? Should the EU protect its footwear producers from Chinese exports? This module enables you to analyse these types of public policy questions in an international context. You will learn how to research, debate issues and present work.

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Options in Economics Short Course Options in Economics
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • Not specified
  • Not specified

Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in Economics, such as "Principles of Economics", "Introduction to Managerial Finance" and "Financial Accounting".

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Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis Certificate Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 630 per module
  • International € 630 per module
  • 5 days

The Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Do you want to know how corporations are directed and how we can make them perform better? After this course you will know the answers! Research about the Financial Crisis showed that a failing Corporate Governance of financial institutions was an important cause of this crisis.

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America and the New Global Economy Short Course America and the New Global Economy
  • Any time
  • National $ 319 per module
  • International $ 319 per module
  • Not specified

The global economy in 1950 was defined by a lack of interconnectedness and U.S. economic dominance. More than half a century later, stronger international economic ties and the rise of the Chinese and Indian economies are just two of the dramatic changes that are underway as globalization—the process of the world's diverse countries coming together and sharing experiences, events, and trade—continues to be a force in our economic climate.

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European Politics and Economy Certificate European Politics and Economy
  • Jul 2016
  • National € 1,175
  • International € 1,175
  • 12 days

This European Politics and Economy course from China Europe International Summer School (CEISS) offers students an introduction to the political landscape of Europe. Central to the course is the European Union (EU), a political partnership between 28 democratic European countries with almost 500 million citizens, which has become a major player in global politics.

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Europe Asia Dynamics Certificate Europe Asia Dynamics
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 800 per module
  • International € 800 per module
  • 14 days

The International Summer School of Bremen University of Applied Sciences offers a unique program of Europe Asia Dynamics.

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