One of the best ways to further career goals is investing in higher education. By taking courses in their field, students demonstrate commitment to their careers. Individual classes can provide valuable skills and advanced training.
Business and economics are closely related. Students may enroll in a program that combines these disciplines to learn more about how they interact and how to use this connection to build a business and make it successful.
Online Course in Business and Economics
See the world through the lens of economics and gain the knowledge and skills to craft successful business strategy. [+]
Understanding concepts of economics—willingness to pay any price, fixed versus variable costs, economies of scale—is critical to business success. This course starts with the fundamentals of supply and demand—where they come from and why they're central to an understanding of business. You will learn how businesses think about pricing and production and powerful ideas like complements and network effects that firms rely on to generate demand. This course also dives into the functioning of markets, the force of competition, and strategies for differentiation.
In the process of exploring these ideas, you will learn how to develop the beginnings of a competitive strategy that will lead to a business thriving over time.... [-]