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Best Online Courses in Economic Studies 2019/2020

Economics is the study of distribution, consumption and production of goods and services. It also explores the market economy, income distribution, wealth, inflation, employment, economic growth and other pressing issues of today. Whether you are interested in current affairs and economics or are already studying business, a course in Economics will help you broaden your horizon. Economics courses online strive to give you the set of skills, knowledge and tools necessary to succeed in today’s turbulent times. You will also master the art of critical thinking and problem-solving.

Economic studies courses online are offered both as individual courses and full economics degrees. The levels of these courses range from beginners to experienced individuals, thus catering to the needs of virtually anyone. Having taken an Economics course online, you will be able to pursue a career as a financial analyst, economist, market analyst, manager, public policy consultant or researcher.

If you want to understand better how governments and businesses are influenced by economic activity and much more, you should consider taking economics courses online. Look at the options below to see if you find just the right one!

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London Academy of Trading

Cryptocurrency is taking an increasingly important role in financial markets around the world. Our online Cryptocurrency course will give you a better understanding of ho ... [+]

Cryptocurrency Course

Cryptocurrency is taking an increasingly important role in financial markets around the world. Our online Cryptocurrency course will give you a better understanding of how to trade in digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, with a focus on risk management and capital preservation. We will offer you step-by-step guidance on the digital currency trading process, from opening a wallet to the decision-making processes behind trading, as well as managing and monitoring your portfolio. This programme is delivered online via our learning portal and with a session on our live webinar, where you will be able to interact with our academic team and get our opinion on any issues related to the topic.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 week
Online
Institute For Advanced Management (CEU - IAM)

Complete your training with professional experts to gain in-depth knowledge of the limits of criminal liability of legal persons, learn how to carry out programs for the ... [+]

Complete your training with professional experts to gain in-depth knowledge of the limits of criminal liability of legal persons, learn how to carry out programs for the prevention of criminal risk or compliance, implement them effectively and establish the procedures to resolve the legal proceedings that the company may face for malpractice of employees, managers or partners.

This program is in preparation for the CESCOM® certification, issued by the Spanish Association of Compliance (ASCOM®)

The CESCOM® Certification of Compliance, issued by the Spanish Association of Compliance ASCOM, certifies that the professionals who obtain it have the necessary knowledge to proficiently and effectively implement the Compliance function in any type of organization.... [-]

Spain Madrid Community of Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Full-time
100 hours
Online & Campus Combined
UK Trading Academy

Our Earn As You Learn Course has been specifically designed for those who don't have so much time in a week to spend hours learning how to trade. It is a short sharp trai ... [+]

Our Earn As You Learn Course has been specifically designed for those who don't have so much time in a week to spend hours learning how to trade. It is a short sharp training course that will bring you up to speed with all the fundamentals of trading and know your way around a trading platform. This is FX training around your job and its aim is to create a second income for you.

The course is six weeks long with one live interactive training session per week with our head trader on a group webinar. Its aim is to teach you how to safely place trades using three simple systems and make money from them with only a small amount of time per day needed.

Here is a brief outline of the course but you can download the full curriculum below:... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
6 weeks
Online
IUBH Fernstudium

Our further education program economist (IUBH) enables you to have excellent education and training at the university level. ... [+]

Our further education program economist (IUBH) enables you to have excellent education and training at the university level.

With us you study in only 1.5 semesters, supported by vodcasts, video lectures, tutors and printed as well as digital further education scripts - no matter where you are at the moment.

Facts about Further Education Economist (IUBH) Degree : Economist (IUBH) Continuing education duration : optionally 1.5, 2 or 3 semesters Continuing Education Model : Online Education Language of instruction : German Probationary period : 4 weeks Extension : free of charge Admission Requirements : Without ECTS credits: Without ECTS credits: min. 2-year vocational training or 3 years of professional experience; With receipt of ECTS points: (Fach-) Abitur or completed master examination or min. 2-year training with 3 years of professional experience Accreditation : ZFU (No. 282015) Start of training : at any time Certification : Certificate 3-stage model ... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef
Open Enrollment
German
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 18 months
Online
Harvard Business School Online

See the world through the lens of economics and gain the knowledge and skills to craft successful business strategy. ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Cambridge
October 2019
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Elevate Health

Our Introduction to Statistics course, one of the online courses offered through the MSc Epidemiology program developed by the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, will pr ... [+]

Introduction to Statistics

Our Introduction to Statistics course, one of the online medical courses offered through the MSc Epidemiology program developed by the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University, will provide you with a basic understanding of statistics. Geared towards people studying and working in the health domain, the course will enable you to interpret research data, and to explain and use different types of variables. The aim of the course is to bring all students, irrespective of their prior knowledge, up to the necessary level to enable them to participate in other statistical courses. In order to achieve this aim, you will be tested on your statistical knowledge at the start of the course. The results will give you an insight into your own statistical strengths and weaknesses, enabling us to provide you with specific advice on how best to participate in the course. Introduction to Statistics is part of MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate Health... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
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Part-time
3 weeks
Online
SOAS University of London

This free online course, written and presented by Prof Pasquale Scaramozzino, Director, CEFIMS, and Hong-Bo, Senior Reader in Financial Economics, School of Finance and M ... [+]

Course in Risk Management in the Global Economy

What is a risk? Why does it matter, to us and to the financial markets? What are the principles that drive the management of risk? Can we ensure that these principles are implemented wisely?

This free online course, written and presented by Prof Pasquale Scaramozzino, Director, CEFIMS, and Hong-Bo, Senior Reader in Financial Economics, School of Finance and Management, will look at risk management in its broadest terms, giving you the opportunity to evaluate the crucial role played by risk in the global economy, both in terms of its opportunities and its potential dangers.

Understand financial investments and the associated risks ... [-]
United Kingdom London Singapore
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Part-time
4 weeks
Online
Online Business School

Anyone paying attention to current affairs in the financial or technological sectors will almost certainly have heard of something called Blockchain. Since its invention ... [+]

Anyone paying attention to current affairs in the financial or technological sectors will almost certainly have heard of something called Blockchain. Since its invention just over 10 years ago, Blockchain tech has become an increasingly exciting part of global business and economic affairs. Despite this, however, the vast majority of people don’t really know what it is.

This course has been designed to provide a detailed introduction to Blockchain, with the aim of helping students gain an edge in some of the world’s most cutting-edge sectors. As such, our Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency programme will cover a range of key issues relating to Blockchain tech.

This course will help you:... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
100 hours
Online
edX

A primer to the blockchain, distributed ledgers, and Hyperledger technologies. ... [+]

A primer to the blockchain, distributed ledgers, and Hyperledger technologies. About this course

Discover the power of business blockchains and distributed ledger technologies with an overview of Hyperledger and its key frameworks. All over the global market, there are ledgers that organizations and individuals alike must trust. Blockchain technologies record promises, trades, transactions or simply items we never want to disappear, allowing everyone in an ecosystem to keep a copy of the common system of record.

This introductory course is carefully curated for nontechnical, business-oriented audiences. It examines blockchains for the enterprise and a number of pertinent use cases from Hyperledger, a global cross-industry community of communities hosted by The Linux Foundation and advancing business blockchain technologies. Hyperledger is incubating and promoting enterprise-grade, open-source business blockchain software, on top of which anyone can set up apps to meet cross-industry needs.... [-]

USA Cambridge
Open Enrollment
Part-time
14 weeks
Online
International Career Institute

Employment opportunities are plenty for people with bookkeeping skills. If you have a penchant for keeping things organised and can crunch numbers fairly, ICI can help yo ... [+]

Employment opportunities are plenty for people with bookkeeping skills. If you have a penchant for keeping things organized and can crunch numbers fairly, ICI can help you become qualified to grab those opportunities. Our bookkeeping program is designed by carefully considering government and bookkeeping industry standards. It is developed with professional bookkeepers and taught in a practical and easy to understand approach.

Course Outline

The course trains you vital bookkeeping tasks such as:

Preparing financial statements Maintaining asset and inventory records Developing and implementing policies and practices relevant to bookkeeping activities Establishing and maintaining a cash accounting system Establishing and maintaining an accrual accounting system Carrying out business activity and installment activity statement tasks Communicating in the workplace Using technology in the workplace Applying principle of professional practice to work in the financial services industry Introduction to bookkeeping and bookkeeping principles Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset

Through this online course we intend to give a basic and generalized view of the current situation in terms of ICT security, and the tools that we can use to secure our a ... [+]

Basic informationTitle: Online Course on Cybersecurity and Blockchain: tackling irrastreability in the networkOwn title: Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y GassetAddress of the program:Enrique Avila (director of the National Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity and head of the Information Security area of the Civil Guard)Araceli Bailón García (manager of the Institute of Forensic Sciences and Security UAM)Date of delivery: From February 11 to March 10, 2019.Price: 600 eurosModality: onlineDuration: 4 weeks

This course has a program of scholarships and discounts, consult through the email address provided.

On January 3, 2009, the initial launch of bitcoin cryptocurrency based on blockchain technology (Blockchain) took place, since then the market for cryptocurrencies has grown exponentially, with many others with different characteristics and protocols emerging.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish (Spain)
Full-time
4 weeks
Online
FX Academy

The lessons in this course will teach you how to use Forex candlestick charts and candlestick graphs before placing your first trade. In order to understand price behavio ... [+]

The lessons in this course will teach you how to use Forex candlestick charts and candlestick graphs before placing your first trade. In order to understand price behavior, you will need to learn how to read candlestick charts and candlestick graphs, and how to interpret your readings. The focus will be on Japanese candlestick charts, which we will discuss more fully in later lessons.

8.1 Important Candlestick Types - Part 1

Japanese candlesticks are a way of visually representing price movements on a chart that is widely agreed to be more descriptive than traditional Western bar charts, or indicators which are merely derived from price. A Japanese candlestick chart allows price information to be more easily assimilated by the human eye, so the lesson begins with an explanation as to how each candle is drawn.... [-]

Israel Binyamina
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
ACADGILD

Blockchain is touted as the new internet. It is in the same stage of development and capability of disruption as the internet was in the 1990s. It is a digital platform w ... [+]

Intensive 4-month Program Collaborative Assignments with Mentors Master Blockchain Technology Learn EVM Architecture, Solidity Codes, and How to Write Smart Contracts

DURATION

12 Weeks

EFFORT

8-10 Hrs/Week

CAREERS

Blockchain Developer, Engineer, Architect, Solidity Developer, Researcher, Product Manager.

Blockchain is touted as the new internet. It is in the same stage of development and capability of disruption as the internet was in the 1990s. It is a digital platform where information and assets can be shared. The platform is incredibly transparent, secure, fast, despite being decentralized. It is already quite popular and rapidly changing the way markets and organizations function. If you want to be a part of this economy, this course can help you.... [-]

USA USA Online
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Full-time
12 weeks
Online
Retail Banking Academy

The Retail Banking Academy® is committed to making the Retail Banking Certification programme the recognised standard for professional retail bankers worldwide. ... [+]

Become a Certified Retail Banker

The Retail Banking Academy® is committed to making the Retail Banking Certification programme the recognised standard for professional retail bankers worldwide.

How long does it take to become a Certified Retail Banker?

To gain the Certified Retail Banker (CRB) qualification you will need to pass three exams. On average, it takes three years to obtain the CRB qualification, if you sit one exam per year. However, it is possible to complete all 3 levels within 18 months if you set one exam every six months.

What is Retail Banking I and who is it for?

Retail Banking I is designed to introduce candidates to the theoretical and practical core competencies that are required for success within a retail banking organisation. This course is ideal for retail bankers looking to broaden their scope and banking knowledge.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 13 months
Online
Department of Mathematics University of York - Online Programs

The authors study the Wiener process and Itô integrals in some detail, with a focus on results needed for the Black–Scholes option pricing model. After developing the req ... [+]

The courses are based on 8 books from the "Mastering Mathematical Finance" (MMF) series published by Cambridge University Press. There are 8 individual courses - each covering the contents of one of the books.

Delivery is by means of one-to-one tutorials conducted via Skype by the authors and editors of the series, and regular coursework.

Who are the courses aimed at?

The courses are designed to meet the continuing professional development and training needs of:

Finance or IT professionals working in quantitative finance and risk management Individuals seeking a career change, managers who need to keep abreast with progress in these fields Prospective students who would like to prepare for entry to relevant postgraduate degree programmes Pre-sessional course ... [-]
United Kingdom York
August 2020
Part-time
4 - 8 months
Online