• Application Deadline
  • 56 days
    Duration
Economics for Managers course offered by Harvard Business School Online will enable you to drive critical business decisions. Explore how businesses approach pricing strategy, evaluate market demand, and differentiate their offerings, and how you can apply those learnings to compete in the marketplace successfully.

About

What you'll learn on this Economics for Managers course:

  • Develop effective pricing strategies
  • Benchmark costs compared to competitors through relative cost analysis
  • Apply conjoint analysis to understand what features customers value most
  • Understand the power of network effects to drive demand
  • Identify sources of competitive advantage through differentiation

Who Will Benefit

  • Aspiring Marketing, Strategy, or Consulting Professionals

Explore the world of business through the lens of economics as you prepare for your next opportunity.

  • Those Considering an MBA

Prepare for the MBA classroom with the program Harvard Business School offers to incoming students.

  • Mid-Career Professionals

Understand how markets work and firms compete in order to develop successful business strategy.

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by business leaders across a variety of industries. Economics for Managers takes you inside a growing online retailer, an events ticket broker, a multinational publishing company, and other firms evaluating market demand, wrestling with pricing strategy, and trying to differentiate themselves. Step into their shoes, and discuss and debate the issues they faced with fellow learners from around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Economics for Managers consists of approximately 60 hours of material delivered over an eight-week period. You can complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.

Lecturers

Bharat Anand is the Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration for Harvard Business School and Harvard University’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning. He is an expert in digital and corporate strategy, and has studied how new technologies affect what we watch, read, and hear.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The easy online application is free. All applicants must be 18 years of age and be proficient in English. Admissions are on a rolling basis with decisions sent within one to two weeks.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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Funding

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