Business, International Relations and the Political Economy Online Certificate Course
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
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Analyse and anticipate the effects of global market changes and globalisation.
Discover how globalisation, rising protectionism and sociopolitical uncertainty can impact your organisation. Apply analytical and problem-solving techniques from LSE’s internationally respected academics to leverage both global and local market changes. Analyse how organisations are impacted by global forces using in-depth case studies, and help prepare your business for current and future disruption.
An Online Education That Sets You Apart
This LSE online certificate course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who've already had the opportunity to:
- Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from a world-leading social science university, entirely online and in your own time.
- Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step.
- Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones.
This course is presented entirely online, in collaboration with the leader in online education, GetSmarter. View the Business, International Relations and the Political Economy online certificate course to find out about upcoming course dates, the course price, and more.
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Who will benefit?
Professionals who want to understand the way the world is changing by gaining insight into economic and political disruptions in both the developed and developing economies will find this course useful. This online certificate course would be equally relevant to those who want to sharpen their understanding of economics and politics in general. It’s aimed at a broad range of professionals including executives, government officials, business owners, strategists, investors, manufacturers, and media experts.
You’ll walk away with:
- An understanding of globalisation and the current state of the global economy, as well as the disruption factors and effects on your business.
- An analytical lens with which to interpret and draw insights from global events and their ramifications in local and global markets – shaped by leading thinkers and LSE experts.
- A certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science – a world-leading social science university.
Learn to turn global news into insights and strategies as you follow your learning path through the weekly modules of this online course:
- Orientation Module:
Welcome to your Online Campus
- Module 1:
The evolution of globalisation
- Module 2:
Business, production, and investment in the global economy
- Module 3:
Governing the global system
- Module 4:
Global power shifts
- Module 5:
- Module 6:
Conflict and instability
- Module 7:
Responding to disruptive forces
- Module 8:
Corporate responses to a changing global environment
Will I have the time?
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course is broken up into weekly, manageable modules, with incremental deadlines, devised to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the flexibility to work when it suits you best. You also have access to your Success Manager, who will help you set goals, track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative enquiries you might have.
Program Tuition Fee
Seek employer assistance
By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll have an influence on the success of your organization. Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?
Of our past students, 37 percent have received financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too.
If you are a Learning & Development (L&D) manager, or involved in training and upskilling for an organization, you can request information regarding our corporate offering on our GetSmarter for business page.
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