Economics for Managers, Certificate | Part time online | Harvard Business School Online | United States
2 months
1750 USD/full
1750 USD/full
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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.


What you'll learn on this Economics for Managers course offered by Harvard Business School Online:

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Customer Demand -Foundations
  • Strategies for Assessing and Increasing Demand
  • Suppliers and Cost
  • Markets
  • Competition and Differentiation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The easy online application is free, and no special documentation is required. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, proficient in English, and committed to learning and engaging with fellow participants throughout the course. We confirm enrollment eligibility within one week of your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    1750 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1750 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • May start: $1750
  • September start: $1850


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